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Gov. Appointment of State Supt. DEFEATED

on Wed, 08/07/2013 - 16:38

This series of bills would have taken away your right to vote for State Superintendent and given the Governor the power to appoint a State Superintendent.

Columbia’s The State newspaper credited “opposition from the education community,” for stopping it. Let’s not mince words: this bill was on track for passage until EdFirstSC and The SCEA intervened. Every other education group actively supported it.

EdFirst Veto Override Rally

on Tue, 07/17/2012 - 13:59

EdFirst led a rally to oppose Gov. Haley's veto of $10 million in teacher salary funding. Her spokesman's dismissive response demonstrates why our work is so critical.