Torrey participates in AYPF study tour

ayfpTransformSC Director Peggy Torrey participated in panel discussion and study tour hosted by the American Youth Policy Forum Feb. 2 and 3 in Charleston. Torrey spoke on the importance of collaboration between schools and businesses to address the challenges of preparing rural students for college and career success.
The study tour, titled “Advancing Equity through Deeper Learning in Rural Schools” visited Scott’s Branch High School and Cougar Entrepreneurial Academy, each of which are members of TransformSC’s innovation network.
Attendees included invited guests from Innovation Lab Network states, such as North Dakota, Mississippi, Arkansas and Virginia, as well as local and state educators and legislators.