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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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18 South Carolina professional and civic leaders named to prestigious education policy program

COLUMBIA – Eighteen (18) professional and civic leaders from across South Carolina have been selected to participate in the SC Education Policy Fellowship Program (SC-EPFP) for 2018-19. SC-EPFP is a 10-month intensive professional development program for established and emerging leaders in...

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SC Future Minds Executive Director Aims to Raise $35,000 in Honor of 35th Birthday

In an ambitious quest to commemorate her 35th birthday, SCFM Executive Director Caroline Mauldin has set a goal of raising $35,000 for the statewide education organization by August 31st. The fundraiser, which began in June, has primarily taken place on Facebook, where donors have contributed...

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