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Feb 27, 2015 | The State

Packed house shows up to support Fort Jackson

U.S. Sens. Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott, and U.S. Reps. Jim Clyburn and Joe Wilson, who addressed the gathering with taped remarks, all said the sequester should be modified or repealed.

Feb 27, 2015 | Bloomberg BNA

Economist Says U.S. Should Expand Use Of Apprenticeships, Citing Efficiency, Efficacy

Scott said the South Carolina apprenticeship program on which the LEAP Act is modeled has helped the state's manufacturing sector flourish.

Feb 26, 2015 | POLITICO

From IRS: 'Death by delay'

When Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) prodded Koskinen for taking nearly a half-decade to approve a tea party application from his state, Koskinen agreed with his outrage.

Feb 24, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

The Fed’s Own Stress Tests Aren’t as Stressful as Its Tests of Banks

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen was asked Tuesday on Capitol Hill who performs stress tests of the Fed. The question came from Sen. Tim Scott, a Republican from South Carolina.

Feb 15, 2015 | Greenville News

Sen. Tim Scott part of push for broader school choice

Two Republican senators from Tennessee and South Carolina, buoyed by their party's new majority, are teaming up to expand school choice as part of a rewrite of federal education law.

Feb 14, 2015 | Charleston Post and Courier

C’mon, have a heart and get a dog

Tim Scott’s usually right.

Feb 11, 2015 | Education Week

GOP Lawmakers, Advocates Discuss School Choice at Washington Forum

As Congress gets to work on rewriting the No Child Left Behind Act, Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., hosted a school choice jamboree Monday, headlined by some big names in the Republican Party and attended by charter school and voucher-program advocates, teachers, principals, parents, and students from the Washington area.

Feb 10, 2015 | Orangeburg Times and Democrat

Sen. Scott to speak at S.C. State

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott will deliver the commencement address to nearly 400 students at South Carolina State University’s spring commencement ceremony, university officials announced Monday.

Feb 10, 2015 | Charleston Post and Courier

Sen. Tim Scott hosts school choice forum

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott believes where a child lives should not determine the quality of his or her education.

Feb 9, 2015 | Washington Examiner

OP-ED: An education system for the 21st century

We need to create a modern educational system for the modern challenges future generations will face — a competitive, interconnected global economy, where students from Charleston and Baton Rouge will compete with those from Chengdu and Bombay. Creating that system involves reforms large and small — but three guiding principles.