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College of Education

South Carolina Educational Policy Center

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.

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