September 2021 Update

Dear Exceptional SC Families,We hope that everyone is off to a great school year, staying safe and healthy.  Note the information below about applications.If you filled out an application for last school (2020-2021) with TADS and uploaded all the correct paperwork, your application will roll over for the current school year (2021-2022). Please… Read More

Important – Parental Refundable Credit application update

Dear Exceptional SC Families,The South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) will begin accepting applications for the 2020 Parental Refundable Tax Credit on January 15, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. What you need to know: You must submit your Parental Refundable Credit application online using the SCDOR’s free and secure tax portal,… Read More

We need your help!

Dear Exceptional SC Families, As noted in our email earlier this week, we have been very busy working with legislators on your behalf. We are hopeful that a solution will be coming soon. We’d like to ask for your help as we move this process along. There is a plan working through… Read More

🍎 Exceptional SC Parent Update for June 2020

As we enter summer, we hope that you and your family are doing well. We are very mindful of the pressures that so many of you have experienced this school year through the COVID-19 pandemic. It has been an unprecedented time for all of us, and we want to do… Read More

Exceptional SC School Funding Update

School Funding Update         Dear Heads of Schools & Parents, These unprecedented times have affected everyone in some way. As you know, a new IRS regulation literally changed the way our tax credits work in SC. At this time, it is unlikely that we will… Read More

Program Update

Dear Parents and School Leaders,Yesterday morning, our Board of Directors voted unanimously to disburse 10% of the spring checks to each school and to continue distributing scholarships as new donations come in. Obviously, we have a wide range of amounts that schools receive and the Board feels strongly that we have to dispense the… Read More

January 2020 Parent Update

BEST FUNDRAISING MONTH OF 2019We had our best fundraising month of 2019 in December and are actively raising money for scholarships as we enter 2020. All of our incumbents were fully funded for the fall semester. As in previous years, we will distribute funds to new incumbents – the students… Read More

New Partnership Unites SC Businesses with Exceptional Needs Students through State Tax Credit Programs

Columbia, SC – Exceptional SC and the South Carolina Research Authority announced Wednesday the formation of “Exceptional Connections” – a business-education partnership that unites South Carolina’s business community with more than 3,000 exceptional needs scholarship students and schools across the state. At a formal announcement at the SC Governor’s mansion, Gov. Henry McMaster… Read More

Legislative Visit at Trident Academy

Trident Academy in Mt Pleasant hosted a Legislative Reception Day in December where more than 25 parents took time from their busy schedules to share with four local state legislators about the Exceptional SC program. State Representatives Wendell Gilliard, Sylleste Davis,… Read More