FCSD Response to Governor

Today Governor McMaster announced that he would direct $32 million of the $48 million received in federal emergency coronavirus funding to South Carolina private schools. His decision to prioritize the funding of private schools, in lieu of assisting public schools in their attempts to create a safe, effective, nurturing environment for S.C. students is extremely disappointing.

The $32 million will provide scholarships for “low” income students who come from households with an adjusted gross income of 300% or less of the federal poverty level. For a family of four, that would...... Read more >>>