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Paid Advocates, Biggest Failure Yet?

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Well, when we thought the “paid advocates” couldn’t have come up with anything more absurd … anything more blatant about their “PAID” AGENDA … they did on Monday!!!! With Governor McMaster center stage … and many of our BIGGEST OPPONENTS standing on the stage with him.

Palmetto Promise Institute … the same FOOLS that said giving this program the THE GOVERNMENT to run would make it Bigger. Better. Faster. … hatched their latest backdoor idea as part of the Federal aid under the CARES Act ….

… a SC “pilot” program to “backdoor” experimental … and FAILING ….ESAs.

That is right … they can not get the legislation passed at the STATE HOUSE … it has TONS of OPPOSITION … so they use the COVID-19 situation to push their “PAID” agenda.

Well ESAs are ESAs … so as predicted it didn’t take long … JUST ONE DAY … and a SC Court issued a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) HALTING the program.

Filed by the attorney son of a senior SC Democrat … and a smart / powerful one … who has pledged to STOP ESAs at ALL COSTS!!!

Who wants to guess who will get PAID to implement the program … ClassWallet??? #FollowTheMoney!!!

👉 https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=494844227758822

More to come next week as there is a COURT HEARING scheduled for Wednesday JULY 29th …. but this debacle has not only ANGERED the “left” … it has ANGERED many on the “right” as well.

The WORST “roll-out” EVER!!!!

We may be watching the complete destruction of Governor Henry McMaster’s political career as he follows the bad advice of Ellen Weaver, Jim DeMint … and the “paid” agenda of Palmetto Promise Institute.

STAY TUNED … & #FollowTheMoney!!!

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H 3899 Bill Filed … a JOKE!!!

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Well, the legislators leading this fiasco showed their agenda AGAIN last week … and it is NOT ABOUT KIDS!!!

What did they do???

They “rewarded” the (not so) Exceptional SC Board with a QUADRUPLED INCREASE in their Administrative Fees …

And worse … they are removing the LEGISLATIVE APPOINTMENT language so the BOARD WILL BE PERMANENT … and legislators will be able to say “there is nothing we can do”?!?!?!

It is getting to a BREAKING POINT … they are getting DESPERATE … and this bill is perfect evidence of that desperation!!!

And if you think that is all bad … this is a FIRST IN THE NATION …

… they want the SC Department of Education to “donate” $12 MILLION to (not so) Exceptional SC. SAY WHAT???

Read it … it is right there in the title of the bill (picture up top) … or read the bill here

Insanity!!!  Another square peg in a round hole. ANYTHING except what every other state does …

#FollowTheMoney!!!

“Who” is behind it?

Rep. Jason Elliott (R – Greenville)

Rep. Shannon Erickson (R – Beaufort)

https://www.scstatehouse.gov/member.php?code=0539772663

It is personal folks … and these legislators care more about their personal vendettas and their “monied” SPECIAL INTEREST supporters … than they do about YOUR KIDS!!!

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SCHOLARSHIP GRANTS UPDATE!!!

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Well, we are getting reports from parents and school officials that the checks that are going out are approximately 20% of tuition.

Why would (not so) Exceptional SC not tell parents how much specifically they were receiving … or even generally how much … we can only speculate … but we are hearing the amounts are approximately 20%.

The home stretch of the 2020-2021 school year is here … the promised funding is not … there is not even a plan in place on what to expect …. other than the pitiful 20% no communications whatsoever!!! Politics over children … AGAIN?

We offered a solution … to raise the full 2020 $12 million by 12/31 …. and next year’s $12 million in early January 2021.  That was $24 MILLION by 1/31/2021!!! Well … they knew better … NOT!

Yet YOU lost $7.5 MILLION in 2019 … $8 MILLION in 2020 … and with the current fundraising pace … YOU will lose even more in 2021.

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$2,200 Raised in January – $70 MILLION in Georgia!!!

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South Carolina Tax Credit Fail

This is insane … this is ridiculous.

Georgia INDEPENDENT NON-PROFITS as a comparison raised $70 MILLION in just the first 8 days of January. $70 MILLION vs. $2,200!!!

And remember, we gave legislators a PLAN for $24 MILLION to be raised by 1/21/2021 … at no cost to the SC Budget. 

It was simple … and FREE … until Rep. Jason Elliott (R – Greenville) KILLED IT!!!

Rep. Elliott is in the bag for Palmetto Promise Institute, Jim DeMint (his former employer) … and the MONIED SPECIAL INTEREST like ClassWallet!!!

Your kids are suffering …. and Rep. Jason Elliott is one of the biggest problems!!!

And worse … he is our personal House Rep. here in Greenville District 22.  It is not pretty!!!

#FollowTheMoney!!!

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