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.

South Carolina and the Competition for Wealth

Every day states compete for people, jobs and wealth. What kind of punch does South Carolina throw? Dr. Oran Smith calls the fight.

“SALT”-y Profiles in Tax Reform Courage

South Carolina leaders should take a lesson from North Carolina and the “California 11” when it comes to fundamentally fixing South Carolina’s broken tax code.

What if Education Was Football?

What if college football performance were assessed like education performance? Dr. Oran Smith imagines the scenario.

Mick Zais Picked to Be Betsy DeVos’ Right-Hand Man

Ellen Weaver comments on the nomination of former SC Superintendent of Education Mick Zais’ nomination to be Deputy Secretary at the U.S. Department of Education.

Relief for Patients and the Rule of Law

Two big health care announcements out of Washington this week are a bright spot for patients and people who value the Constitution.

SC’s Tax Dilemma: Unfair, Unstable, Uncompetitive

South Carolina’s tax code is a mess. But between lobbyist-guarded loopholes and legislative inertia, can it ever be fixed?

A Tar Heel Tax Lesson for South Carolina

Senator Thom Tillis: “North Carolina is proof positive that successfully enacting tax reform reaps tremendous rewards: more growth, more jobs, more businesses and more revenue.”