CHARLESTON, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--U.S. Sen. Tim Scott will tour Charleston Charter School for Math &
Science and speak to a student assembly in celebration of the many
educational options available to South Carolina students.
The school tour will begin at 9:45 a.m. Monday, Jan. 23 as part of
National School Choice Week. The Palmetto Promise Institute and the
Public Charter School Alliance of South Carolina are organizing the
Senator Scott has personally experienced the importance of the right
educational fit; he attended four schools before fourth grade and met a
mentor who taught him the value of education and turned his future
around. Today, Sen. Scott is one of the Senate’s most vocal advocates
for school choice.
More than 800 people are expected to attend, including parents,
students, and teachers of CCSMS and the general public.
“A quality education is the true equalizer that can help children from
all walks of life achieve their dreams and aspirations,” said Sen. Tim
Scott. “In the end, it goes beyond the labels of public, private,
vocational, or charter school, and it is about helping our students find
an educational track that best fits their needs.”
For more information, contact Ellen Weaver, president of the Palmetto
Promise Institute, at firstname.lastname@example.org
or (803) 708-0673.
Palmetto Promise Institute champions a flourishing South Carolina
where every person has the opportunity to reach their full, God-given
As a nonpartisan, nonpolitical public awareness effort, National
School Choice Week shines a positive spotlight on effective
education options for students, families, and communities around the
For more information, visit www.schoolchoiceweek.com,
or visit www.facebook.com/schoolchoiceweek.