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Stories by John Steinberger

Dorchester Career School prepares students for jobs in demand

All high school students in Dorchester County have an opportunity to attend the Dorchester County Career Training Center, commonly known as the Career School. Students at Summerville, Fort Dorchester, Ashley

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CCSD colludes with daily newspaper to trash board member

Whenever the Charleston County School District (CCSD) administration considers a school board member a threat to its policy positions and actions, it colludes with the Post and Courier to attack

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Senn Chairs Flooding Prevention Task Force meeting

State Senator Sandy Senn chaired the initial meeting of the Charleston County Inter-governmental Flooding Prevention Task Force Monday at North Charleston City Hall. The committee was formed by Charleston County

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CCSD SC Ready test scores moving in wrong direction

During the past three years, Charleston County School District (CCSD) students have seen a decline in scores on the annual South Carolina College-and Career-Ready Assessments (SC Ready) for math and

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Rats, facilities problems, and low-test scores plague high-poverty schools

  Charleston County School Board member Kevin Hollishead led a press conference Friday concerning the inequity of Charleston County School District (CCSD) facilities and maintenance. Standing in front of the

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Padron deems bureaucracy the “root of the problem” in CCSD

Charleston County School Board candidate Paul Padron stated at a candidates forum that the bureaucracy at the 75 Calhoun Street headquarters was the root of the student achievement problem in

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Physical barriers are needed to prevent rodent infestation

Lowcountry Source has learned that setting traps inside a building alone is not an effective measure to prevent rodent infestation. Setting up physical barriers to entry and exit is the

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Postlewait’s contract set to expire in December

Charleston County School District (CCSD) Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait only has three months remaining on her contract. If the consolidated school board fails to renew her contract before the end of

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Maryland rolls out a school safety tip system

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan recently announced the launch of a statewide school safety tip system. The system will be monitored around the clock by the Maryland Emergency Management Agency. The

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Absentee voting begins Monday

The general election is scheduled for Tuesday, November 6, but South Carolina registered voters will be able to cast absentee ballots starting Monday, October 8. South Carolina election law provides

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