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By Robert N. Tracci
Congress must use its appropriations power to secure the border
Topic - Tom Thomson
South Carolina's four Democratic candidates for superintendent of education squared off in a televised debate on Thursday, differing over how to increase school funding.
The Democratic race for South Carolina Superintendent of Education isn't as crowded as the Republican contest but it is just as heated.
As superintendent, he said he would allow parents to send their children to the public school of their choice and that the state would provide transportation.
Thompson said the formula to fund schools is not difficult to understand and that the real problem behind inequitable school funding is that the "base student cost," which determines district funding, has never been fully funded.