Statement from Josh Thomas, ExcelinEd in Action Legislative Affairs Director, on strong student-centered proposals in South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster’s FY 2021-22 budget proposal.
“Governor McMaster knows that now more than ever, investments in education are an investment in students’ futures and in making South Carolina a remarkable place to learn, live and work.
“This budget is a strong blueprint as South Carolina policymakers continue to confront the education challenges from the global pandemic. Under the governor’s leadership, we are confident that the needs of students will be prioritized in those discussions.”
Highlights of Governor McMaster’s proposals include:
For a copy of the governor’s executive budget, along with his letter to the General Assembly and a detailed explanation of each allocation, click here. For a copy of a presentation outlining the governor’s priorities, click here.