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SC Superintendent of Education Candidates Share Their Viewpoints on the Issues

Public Education Partners sent a questionnaire to the 2022 SC Superintendent of Education candidates participating in the June 14th Primaries, to get their responses to questions about issues important to educators, community members, and parents. We received responses from Gary Burgess, Sr. (Democrat), Lisa Ellis (Democrat), Kathy Maness (Republican), Ellen Weaver (Republican), and Lynda Leventis-Wells […]

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South Carolina Superintendent of Education Candidate Forum

On Monday, Public Education Partners hosted its Candidate Forum for SC Superintendent of Education. Four of the eight registered candidates – Gary Burgess (D), Kizzi Gibson (R), Jerry Govan (D), Kathy Maness (R), and Lynda Leventis-Wells (R) were in attendance. Click here for a full list of candidates. Questions were supplied by registered, in-person attendees […]

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A Year of Unexpected Surprises

May 13, 2022 by Carley Gant My six word memoir: “August: uncharted territory. May: conquered kindergarten!” —– Picture it: It’s your 18th year of education and you’ve managed to successfully avoid the one grade level that instantly sends you into a panic….kindergarten. Then one day in August, before school begins, it happens. You’re teaching kindergarten! […]

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