The Education Law Committee informs members of the Bar and the public on issues affecting the students, teachers, and parents regarding education in South Carolina. The Committee also monitors legislation affecting education and proposes statutory changes.

Committee Goals

  • Provide education to members of the Bar on issues that affect education in South Carolina.
  • Provide education to students, teachers, parents, and general public regarding education law issues that affect them.
  • Monitor, study, evaluate, express comment on, and develop proposed legislation to the Bar that affects education.

Helpful Links

South Carolina Department of Education
South Carolina Department of Education – Districts & Schools

United States Department of Justice – Educational Opportunities Section

South Carolina School Board Association

South Carolina Legal Services
South Carolina Legal Services- Apply for Service

South Carolina Law Help

Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates

South Carolina Appleseed Legal Justice Center

Protection and Advocacy for People with Disabilities, Inc.

South Carolina Bar: K-12 Resource Page


Committee Chair:
Jennifer Rainville
(803) 744-4167

Staff Contact:
Caitlin Watson
(803) 799-6653, ext. 182