Last time the Pickens County School Board met, they spent $100,000 on outdated calculators. I was told by a School Board member that they are required by the State to take their test. I believe that the State should furnish anything they require to take one of their tests. That $100,000 could have been used in this County to help a lot of people. The State is responsible for education funding. 5% of sales tax and the education lottery were hoodwinked to us, the citizens, to pay for such things. Think of the number of things we could buy with $100,000 that would help this County. Call Senator Martin and tell him to stop the State government from throwing school funding off on the County.
Another example of the state being in complete control of education: