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A Warning for South Carolina

As South Carolina considers changes to its education system, one item policymakers there are considering is an Achievement School District. Yesterday, using Tennessee’s ASD as an example, I urged caution on this front:   That’s a result, I contend, of the ASD expanding beyond its original mission. If policymakers in South Carolina do go the ASD […]

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Just Another Half Billion

Near the bottom of this story on South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley’s plan to recruit teachers to rural schools is an interesting tidbit about the state of school funding in the Palmetto State: Haley’s budget would put an additional $51 million toward increasing the “base student cost” by $80 to $2,200 per student. That’s a […]

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