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Posted August 16, 2022

My ESA Story: The Priest Family

“The opportunity to say we have a choice,” is all Lisa and Paul Priest, a family of three from Dillon ask for when it comes to their daughter’s education. Lisa and Paul are the parents of 11-year-old Allison Priest, who attends Dillon Christian School (DCS). Allison used to attend Latta… Read More
Posted June 9, 2022

My ESA Story: McNeil Family

How far would you be willing to drive to ensure your child has a promising future? For Brittany and Jeremy McNeil, a Marine family of six from Conway, SC, that answer was a 98-mile drive every Thursday for a year and a half to the Medical University of… Read More
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