Podcast: Carl Epps
The Abbeville County School District v. State of South Carolina case – also known as the school funding lawsuit — was recently decided by the state Supreme Court. Hear about this fascinating and extremely important case in this interview with Carl Epps, one of the lead attorneys working on behalf of the plaintiffs. He describes the history of the lawsuit, its many twists and turns, and what he hopes will be its impact for children and communities in South Carolina.
Make plans now to attend the 2015 Advocacy Institute February 1-3 at the centrally located Marriott Marquis, just a few blocks from the U.S. Capitol, Penn Quarter, D.C. City Center, and the Verizon Center, in Washington, D.C. You’ll gain a keen understanding of why effective advocacy requires strong collaboration across policy, media, and judicial spectrums. For more information, please visit NSBA online.
Each year the South Carolina School Boards Association Caucus of Black School Board Members holds an essay competition to select the recipient of a $500 college scholarship. This year’s deadline is April 27. Click here for additional information.