Local School Choice Advocacy Organization Recognizes State Legislative Champions
COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Chapter of PublicSchoolOptions.org awarded Representative Kenny Bingham with their Golden Apple Award at their 8th Annual School Choice Day at the State House on Tuesday, April 19th. Over 300 parents, students, and teachers rallied at the State House to support schools of choice. The award recognizes legislators’ efforts to protect and increase school choice options. Representative Bingham will retire at the end of this legislative session.
REPRESENTATIVE KENNY BINGHAM:
“Any way we can go about expanding options for parents is a good thing for South Carolina and parents — and most importantly, the best thing for our kids. I’m proud to support school choice and thankful for the opportunities it provides for our state’s children to get a great education.”
AMY SCOTT, SOUTH CAROLINA PUBLICSCHOOLOPTIONS.ORG PARENT LEADER:
“We are grateful to Representative Kenny Bingham for his support of school choice and diligent work in protecting parents’ rights in education for over ten years. We will miss his leadership at the State House when he retires and won’t soon forget his leadership in education.”
PublicSchoolOptions.org is an alliance of parents that supports and defends parents’ rights to access the best public school options for their children. The Coalition supports the creation of public school options, including charter schools, online schools, magnet schools, open enrollment policies and other innovative education programs. Additionally, we advocate for free and equal access without restrictions to these public schools for all children.