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The Top Seven Ways to Spend $1 Billion on Public Education in SC

For the past year, SCFM Executive Director, Caroline Mauldin, has had the privilege of gathering once a month with some of South Carolina's finest leaders in public education through the SC Education Policy Fellowship Program. Below is a summary of their final group project, as presented on...

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Statement on May 1 Day of Reflection

A statewide, nonpartisan organization committed to strengthening public education as a driver of economic prosperity and social justice, South Carolina Future Minds’ work over the past two decades has been guided by one core belief: public school teachers are leaders in our communities, and they...

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SC lawmakers agree to send $50 checks to taxpayers. But it’ll cost $700K

COLUMBIA, SC South Carolinians who didn’t win the $1.5 billion Mega-Millions jackpot last fall still could get a piece of that money in the form of a tax rebate. With a Senate vote Thursday, S.C. lawmakers have agreed to give the state’s $61 million tax windfall from that jackpot —...

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Goodwill and SCFM Deliver Books to Schools in Darlington County 

Press Release For Immediate Release April 18, 2019  Florence, SC. - Palmetto Goodwill has partnered with South Carolina Future Minds (SCFM) to deliver books to Lamar Elementary, Rosenwald Elementary/Middle School and Spaulding Elementary in Darlington County School District.  The program,...

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Middle School Science Teacher from Richland School District Two Named South Carolina’s first STEM Educator of the Year

Inaugural prize sponsored by leading companies and nonprofits recognizes importance of STEM in education Columbia, SC— SC Future Minds, S2TEM Centers SC, the STEM Development Foundation, and Comporium are pleased to announce the winner of the inaugural SC STEM Educator of the Year Award. The...

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A Week for Celebrating STEM Education and it’s Role in Our Communities and Announcing the STEM Educator of the Year!

As part of SC STEM Education Week (April 8th-12th), Tuesday, April 9th is STEM Education Day at the Capitol. Join us at 10:00 am in the first floor lobby of the State House for a gathering to read the Governor's proclamation declaring April 9th as STEM Education Day, to announce exciting STEM...

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SC STEM Educator of the Year Finalists Announced on Pi Day

  Pi Day Finalists Announcement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 14, 2019 SC STEM Educator of the Year Finalists Announced on Pi Day Inaugural Award Sponsored by Comporium and Selected by Leading STEM Companies and Education Experts Florence--On this Pi Day, SC Future Minds, S2TEM...

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Comporium, SC Future Minds, S2TEM Centers and the STEM Development Foundation Receive Over 250 Nominations for STEM Educator of the Year Award

   February 14, 2019   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Rock Hill, SC - Comporium, a family-owned regional telecommunications company based in Rock Hill, SC, is proud to announce the inaugural STEM Educator of the Year award, in partnership with South Carolina Future Minds, S2TEM...

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SCFM Statement on Public Education Reform by Speaker Jay Lucas

South Carolina Future Minds, a statewide, business-led nonprofit investing in public education as a driver of economic and social progress, commends the work of SC House Speaker Jay Lucas in proposing comprehensive public education reform that will improve conditions of our schools, strengthen...

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SC National Board Certified Network Receives Major Grant to Recruit, Retain Accomplished Teachers

For Immediate Release December 11, 2018 Columbia, SC - South Carolina teachers in the Fairfield, Hampton 1 and Sumter school districts are participating in a grant projects with the South Carolina National Board Network (SCNBN), a program hosted by SC Future Minds, to recruit and retain...

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