The South Carolina Educational Policy Center was established in 1987 to serve as a
vehicle for focusing research on education policy issues pertaining to teaching, student
learning, school organization, and student performance in the public schools.
The South Carolina Educational Policy Center has gained a reputation among state education
policymakers for providing high quality research that is valuable in developing new
initiatives for school improvement or evaluating current improvement strategies.
Our Mission Statement
Improve education for South Carolina’s students by conducting research and providing
research-based information to inform educational decision making at all levels.
Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.