The myth of low average taxes

By Dr. Rebecca Gunnlaugsson With every new year comes a new round of rankings on every topic imaginable. Apparently […]

What actually makes poverty escapable

Yesterday, I had a chance to speak to the Senate Human Services Subcommittee about three short – but […]

Offshore drilling plan would be an economic boon for South Carolina

South Carolina is a state teeming with opportunity. A wealth of it, in fact, sits just beneath the […]

Legislative update: Lawmakers move on Direct Primary Care, scholarship program

In the fight for freedom here in the Palmetto State, weeks – even months – can go by […]

The winning formula: How to fix South Carolina’s school funding system

South Carolina’s K-12 education system suffers not despite its variety of revenue streams, but because of them. A […]

Funding failure: South Carolina’s broken school-funding system

South Carolina’s public schools are supported by a host of education funding sources that have seen healthy growth […]

Empowering SC: five years and counting

Five years ago, Palmetto Promise Institute was founded on the vision of a free and flourishing South Carolina that fully realizes its incredible promise.

Parents: “ExceptionalSC is Giving Us Hope!”

ExceptionalSC is unleashing hope for parents and students with exceptional needs. This week, it took a big step forward in the South Carolina House.

New Study: Funding Our Children For Success

Streamlining South Carolina’s broken education funding formula would empower teachers, parents and students. Find out how in our groundbreaking study.

The Crisis That’s as Big as V.C. Summer

To achieve real, substantive tax reform, policy makers need a roadmap, good information and determined leadership. The future prosperity of our state and people depends on it.