Public Education Partners relaunches the award-winning data center

April 4, 2024

Public Education Partners (PEP) announces the launch of the newly-revised (InformEdSC). This interactive website is where local and state leaders, parents, educators, and community members can find current, accurate data and information about K-12 public education in South Carolina.

Developed by PEP with the support of numerous community partners, combines information on education from various sources to provide both broad overviews and detailed insights in an easy-to-understand format. A comprehensive data center, InformEdSC is where you can find quick answers, learn about trending issues, view data on school districts and schools, and read deeper on various K-12 topics.

“The primary objective of is a better-informed community and state that can more successfully engage in building and sustaining a quality system of public schools in which all students have the opportunity to succeed,” said Catherine Schumacher, President and CEO of PEP. is the recipient of the 2019 InnoVision Award for Community Service. This award recognizes organizations for the development of new technology or for the innovative application of existing technology, to provide products, services, or processes that improve the quality of life in South Carolina communities.

“Thriving K-12 systems have an informed and engaged community that takes a high level of responsibility for the performance of their school system,” said Schumacher. “School districts cannot achieve this alone and sites such as are another tool for increasing community knowledge and involvement with public education.”


Public Education Partners

Founded in 1985 to connect the private sector and our public schools, Public Education Partners’ mission is to lead the community in acting collectively to support, strengthen and advance public education and student achievement in Greenville County Schools (GCS). Its programs center three key strategies to foster innovation in GCS and champion public education locally and across South Carolina: Elevating Teachers, Empowering Advocates, and Engaging Communities. For more information, visit