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  • Hear How Our Resiliency Team is Helping One Mom

    November 25, 2020

    I was interviewing a parent for a new podcast that RCPEP is helping launch (more about that later). I was really just talking to her about what it's like to be a parent of a small child during the pandemic. I did not ask her about our Resiliency Team (her son is in the grade with which we work). But,… 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

  • Secretary DeVos is trying to redirect CARES Act money to private schools

    May 22, 2020

    South Carolina will receive approximately $216 million dollars for K-12 schools as part of the CARES Act. Congress intended that this money be distributed using the normal Title 1 formula to assist districts and schools with high concentrations of students from low-income households. Our public schools need this funding to help address the impacts of COVID-19 on our most at-risk… read more