Category: General News

  • Critical Race Theory

    June 16, 2021

    There are currently three proposed bills that would bar the teaching of Critical Race Theory and other "concepts," and the Senate version of the budget contains a list of prohibited topics around race and gender. The House version of the budget (finalized yesterday) does not include this, so they will now hammer out the differences between the two budgets in… read more

  • RCPEP and PEPGC File Supreme Court Brief Opposing SAFE Grants

    September 22, 2020

    Public Education Partners Greenville County (PEPGC) and Richland County Public Education Partners (RCPEP) jointly filed an amici curiae brief in Adams v. McMaster. The case, currently before the South Carolina Supreme Court, could determine the fate of Governor McMaster’s Safe Access to Flexible Education (SAFE) Grants program which aims to create a tuition voucher program for private school students using taxpayer dollars. Governor… read more

  • Vote Public Education South Carolina Campaign on June 9th

    May 15, 2020

    This election (and every election), public education is on the ballot. From your local school board to the State House to the White House, candidates are vying to be decision-makers when it comes to our public schools.  In South Carolina, that's a big commitment. 92% of our state's children rely on public schools. K-12 public education funding makes up 38% of… read more