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More Embezzlement & More Lies?!?!?



The DOR & CPA Audit Report is out… and WOW!!!

There is a TON that happened this week … but this is all we are going to report to you right now as THIS DESERVES YOUR 100% ATTENTION!!!

We just received the 6/30/2020 year-end Audit Report for (not so) Exceptional SC … so we have not had a chance to do a deep review … but upon first glance it does not look good.

For Full Report Click HERE

The legal limit for administrative fees as set by S.C. Code Ann. § 12-6-3790(B)(4) is The public charity may expend up to two percent of the fund for administration and related costs.

That is a 2% legal maximum in fees.

So what did Chad Connelly, Tom Persons & the (not so) Exceptional SC Board charge? 11.94% in FEES!!!

$256,165 in “Contract Services”???  Chad Connelly???

Check my math friends!!!  Have your child check it for me!!!  It’s what, 4th grade level math???

I am a TAX ATTORNEY / CPA … always had pretty good math skills … worked for / advised billionaires in the past … but maybe I am missing something.  But I don’t think so!!!

MAD YET??? Folks, THIS HAS TO END SOMEWHERE!!! Is this enough evidence???

Here are the contacts from the SC Department of Revenue Report.  These are the head people.  DON’T STOP … DON’T ACCEPT LAME EXCUSES!!!


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H 3899 Bill Filed … a JOKE!!!



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 …


“Who” is behind it?

Rep. Jason Elliott (R – Greenville)

Rep. Shannon Erickson (R – Beaufort)

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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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!!!



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!!!


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