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Posted May 11, 2022

South Carolina Celebrates National Charter School Week

We celebrate all types of students and all forms of schooling. This week, we’re highlighting the 40,000 South Carolina students who receive their education at one of the 81 public charter schools in the state. Charter schools in South Carolina are flexibly positioned to meet a variety of needs. For… Read More
Posted February 4, 2022

2022 School Choice Week Wrap-Up

Thank you to those who participated in last week’s National School Choice Week celebrations!   It was a very special and jam-packed week as states from coast to coast celebrated expanding education… Read More
Posted January 29, 2022

Dr. Shaunette Parker speaks to WCBD Charleston ahead of National School Choice Week

Posted January 29, 2022

Dr. Shaunette Parker speaks to WBTW ahead of National School Choice Week

Posted January 26, 2022

Participating Schools – 2022 SC School Choice Week

Brashier Middle College Charter School Simpsonville, SC 2020/2021 School Profile (PDF) Carolina School for Inquiry Charter School Columbia, SC Charleston Classical School Charter School… Read More
Posted January 13, 2022

My SC Education Celebrates National School Choice Week 2022

Education Choice Fair and School Supply Giveaway Saturday, January 22 | 10 AM – 1 PM Learn more about different education options and resources for students and families Gather free school supplies for students and classrooms Have fun enjoying student performances, face painting, balloon art, raffle drawings, music and more!… Read More
Posted October 12, 2021

Greenville lawmakers urge action on school choice bill

This article originally appeared on palmettopromise.org  The January legislative session is fast approaching and conversations about top priorities are heating up. Nothing is more critical to South Carolina’s future—and preserving access to the American Dream—than the issue of education. That’s why one of PPI’s has worked tirelessly over the years to see South Carolina finally join the ranks of states like… Read More
Posted September 24, 2021

The Real Education Emergency

This article was first published on palmettopromise.org Two Wall Street Journal articles published in early September (September 4th and September 13th) documented the growing shortage of bus drivers, both across the country and in the state of Massachusetts specifically, where Governor Charlie Baker is enlisting the National Guard… Read More
Posted September 21, 2021

K-12 education sees a tsunami of cash: What about parents?

This article was first published on palmettopromise.org As Palmetto Promise has previously reported, South Carolina public schools are on the receiving end of an “unprecedented” $3.4 billion in one-time pandemic-related funds. This is on top of the estimated $10.7 billion K-12 public schools are already slated to receive… Read More
Posted September 20, 2021

Sen. Tim Scott Hosts Back to School Parent Town Hall

U.S. Senator Tim Scott recently addressed the top concerns in the minds of parents seeking to go back to face to face learning by hosting a Back To School Parent Town Hall on Facebook Live. Yvette DeMaria, a fellow South Carolinian and My SC Education “Education Choice Ambassador,”… Read More