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Posted March 5, 2021

SC Families Speak Out on Need for Education Choice

Every student in South Carolina, no matter their zip code, deserves the opportunity of a high-quality education that helps them reach their full potential. Find education options available near you:… Read More
Posted February 26, 2021

Common Education Choice Myths Debunked

This article was first published on Download this report. With so much one-sided information and politically charged opinion on education out there it can be difficult for people, and most importantly parents, to see through the buzzwords… especially when it comes to school choice, a buzzword of its… Read More
Posted February 23, 2021

Education Scholarship Accounts: Everything You Need to Know About ESAS

This article was first published on Here’s everything you need to know about Education Scholarship Accounts (ESAs). Get the facts and hear from parents across The Palmetto State on the need for education choice: Education Scholarship Accounts (ESAs) 101 Learn more about what ESAs are…and why… Read More
Posted February 16, 2021

Dr. Shaunette Parker on Lowcountry Forever

Dr. Shaunette Parker joined Lowcountry Forever to talk about a parent’s right to choose the education option that best fits their child’s needs.  … Read More
Posted February 12, 2021

The Story of Mary McLeod Bethune, an Education Trailblazer

This article was first published on In recognition of Black History Month, we celebrate the life and legacy of Mary McLeod Bethune, a crucial figure in South Carolina’s education history.  On July 10, 1875, Mary Jane McLeod was born in the small town of Mayesville, South Carolina in… Read More
Posted January 26, 2021

Participating Schools – 2021 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 19, 2021

Testing: Our Responsibility to Know

This article was first published on Updated 3/2/21 We all know the dreaded signs of COVID: loss of taste and smell, fatigue, coughing. Imagine someone experiencing these symptoms, but instead of going to the doctor, thinking, “Well, I could have COVID. But I’m too busy to get tested. And besides,… Read More
Posted January 11, 2021

South Carolina Legislature convenes Tuesday; McMaster’s State of the State Address Wednesday

This article was first published on PPI President and CEO Ellen Weaver is quoted in Center Square regarding PPI’s priorities for the 2021 legislative session. (The Center Square) – South Carolina lawmakers will return to Columbia on Tuesday to begin the 2021 legislative session, and more than 800 pieces… Read More
Posted December 18, 2020

Advocacy 101 Lunch & Learn Training Webinar

Posted December 8, 2020

“Miss Virginia’s” Education Lessons for South Carolina

The real-life Miss Virginia joined us… Read More