South Carolina

We’re Empowering South Carolinans to Be the Voice for Kids

 South Carolinans overwhelmingly support investing in our kids, and especially early education.

This is key because research shows the first five years of children’s lives are critically important for their development. We’re committed to ensuring all children succeed in school and life.

Learn how we’re investing in South Carolina’s future. 


Get out the Vote for Kids!

Here’s what you need to know. 

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National Polling Results

Early Childhood Education

2020 Election

Save the Children Action Network announced the results of a national survey that identified Democratic primary voters’ desire to hear more from presidential candidates on the issue of access to child care and preschool.

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South Carolina In the News

LTE: On Education

As a grandmother, public school teacher, and a Save the Children Action Network volunteer, I am especially excited to hear about Gov. Henry McMaster’s plan to expand public kindergarten for 4-year-old children in low-income families across South Carolina.

State Leadership

Deborah DePaoli
Mobilization Manager, South Carolina

Deborah DePaoli is a life-long educator. With thirty years of experience in public education, Deborah knows the importance of early childhood experiences and is highly motivated to reach out to like-minded community activists. Deborah is involved in her community and is a champion for those who are vulnerable.

Deborah grew up in southern California where she earned a teaching certificate at Cal State San Marcos. After moving to Columbia in 2005, Deborah has worked in local early childhood programs and earned a Master’s degree in administration and leadership from Southern Wesleyan University. She lives in Columbia now with her two precious children, True and Asher.

Email Deborah at [email protected]

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