CARES Act Funding & Equitable Services

  Public Education Partners, along with coalition partners Richland County Public Education Partners, Spartanburg Academic Movement, Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative, SC Future Minds, and the Southern Education Foundation submitted a letter to South Carolina Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman asking that she reject recent U.S. Department of Education (USED) guidance regarding federal CARES Act […]

Vote Public Education SC Campaign Launch

  You’ve probably heard: 2020 is an election year! 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 […]

The PEP Playbook: COVID-19 Response (3/23/2020)

How quickly the world has changed in two weeks. The General Assembly convened briefly last week to pass a $45 million dollar COVID-19 relief bill, but has not scheduled a date to return and will meet at the call of the House and Senate presiding officers. Legislation unrelated to the virus is on hold as […]

A Message from Public Education Partners

As our community strives to respond to COVID-19 and its impact, all of us at Public Education Partners are reminded of how critically important public schools are to our civic life. Not just because they are a safe space where our children learn to be educated, engaged, empathetic members of our society, but because of […]