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Stories by Robin Steinberger

West Ashley Middle excels at robotics

West Ashley Middle School (WAMS) started a robotics team as an after-school club in 2016. The robotics team, led by 6th grade teacher Ashley Stoudenmire, travels at least two days

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Can CCSD fix neighborhood schools?

Our daily newspaper recently had a series of articles about the difficulty parents are having getting their children into one of the choice schools in the Charleston County School District

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Mandarin infusion school starting in the Lowcountry

East Light Academy of Charleston will open this fall. It is a Mandarin Chinese Immersion K – 2nd grade charter school that is located at 2325 Charleston Regional Parkway, off

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Trident Tech Transition Fair identifies post-high school opportunities for special needs students

The third annual Transition Fair for students with disabilities was held at Trident Technical College Saturday. The fair was organized by Charleston Collaborative Action Network (CAN) to help students with

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Universal dyslexia screening could lead to improved reading performance

Dyslexia first came to the attention of Representative Gary Clary of Pickens County when some of his constituents received exceptional needs scholarships to private schools when public schools were not

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Support Group in place for parents of dyslexic students

Parents often find navigating the school system to get help for a child having learning difficulties frustrating and intimidating. Brandi Graham was one of those parents. She has two sons

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CCSD School Choice Fair well attended

The Charleston County School District (CCSD) held a School Choice Fair on Saturday, January 20. The district held the fair at four locations this year for the first time. Parents

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C.E. Williams Middle named a National School to Watch

C.E. Williams (CEW) Middle School for Creative and Scientific Arts has been selected by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform as a School to Watch (STW). CEW is the

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New school option for top students and elite athletes

Public school students in the tri-county area now have the opportunity to earn up to 60 hours of college credit with no cost to them or their families – and

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Hundreds of students left behind in reading intervention program

Charleston County School District (CCSD) implemented a comprehensive literacy program in January 2010 after the Post and Courier published an article stating that one in five 9th graders were reading

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