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Stories by Robin Steinberger

General Assembly law eases testing burden on schools

Charleston County School District (CCSD) Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait held listening sessions during the summer of 2017 for teachers, parents, students, administrators, and community members. One consistent complaint was there is

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EdFirstSC backs Moffley’s claim against Superintendent

Education advocacy group EdFirstSC has filed a report with the South Carolina State Board of Education (SCBOE) alleging gross misconduct by Charleston County School District (CCSD) Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait. The

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Moffly files charges against Postlewait to the SC State Board of Education

On November 8, former Charleston County School Board member Elizabeth Moffly filed a formal complaint with the South Carolina State Board of Education against Charleston County School District Superintendent Gerrita

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CCSD fails to respond to FOIA requests

Patrick Hayes, a 5th grade Charleston County School District (CCSD) teacher and director of the education advocacy group EdFirstSC, has filed numerous Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests to obtain

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Postlewait provides form for her own evaluation

The Charleston County School Board members were given an evaluation form entitled: Evidence-Based Leadership Responsibilities and Practices to evaluate the performance of Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait. The form was provided by

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CCSD students and teachers suffer due to teaching vacancies and lack of substitutes

Charleston County School District (CCSD) has about 55 teaching vacancies currently listed on its website. Lowcountry Source has been told by several beginning teachers that they will not apply to

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Former CCSD Chief Financial Officer still on payroll as consultant

On June 8 Charleston County School District (CCSD) announced the retirement of Chief Financial Officer Glenn Stiegman for health reasons. He had been on medical leave since May 30 and

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Wando girls and boys swim teams win the Division 5A state championships

The Wando High School girls and boys swim teams won the Division 5A state swimming championships Friday, October 13. The journey to victory was long and arduous.  Students began practicing

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CCSD administrators adversarial with special education teachers

Lowcountry Source recently published an article on the lack of staffing and classroom materials for Charleston County School District’s (CCSD) special needs classrooms. Another issue mentioned frequently by special education

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Staffing in question for CCSD special needs students

Lowcountry Source has heard from parents and teachers throughout Charleston County School District (CCSD) about the status of special education in the district. The common threads throughout the emails, phone

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