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Posted March 26, 2021

Pandemic Parenting: SC Charter, Independent, Home School Options Surge; Public Numbers Down Dramatically

This article was first published on palmettopromise.org Over the last year, South Carolina’s traditional public school districts have lost nearly 30,000 students according to the most recent student counts released by the SC Department of Education. Where are those students going? Palmetto Promise collected and analyzed enrollment data across all… Read More
Posted March 25, 2021

South Carolina Students Need Opportunity Now

This program could improve the lives of thousands of South Carolina children, but it won’t become a reality without your support. Read More
Posted March 17, 2021

Commentary: In God We Trust, All Others Bring Evidence

This article was first published on palmettopromise.org Proposals in the South Carolina Legislature to give families more opportunities to choose schools and educational settings for their children have come under fire, including in a recent newspaper column by College of Charleston professor Kendall Deas. Deas defends a public education system that… Read More
Posted March 10, 2021

https://youtu.be/iaRRqLl5So0

This important conversation highlights effective education options for special needs students in South Carolina. We also discuss the challenges parents experience when trying to find appropriate education options and resources for their children who learn differently. Read More
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: https://bit.ly/3c7sh2G… Read More
Posted February 26, 2021

Common Education Choice Myths Debunked

This article was first published on palmettopromise.org 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 palmettopromise.org 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 palmettopromise.org 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