Category: General News

  • 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

  • Hootie & the Blowfish partner with RCPEP and SC for Ed

    September 3, 2019

    As the North American leg of the highly-successful Group Therapy Tour comes to a close in the birthplace of Hootie & the Blowfish, the GRAMMY Award-winning band are partnering with RCPEP and SC for Ed. Fans attending the Thursday, Sept. 12 show in Columbia are encouraged to bring school supplies for an on-site “fill the bus” drive, with pencils, dry… read more