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Stories by Robin Steinberger

CCSD management policy leaves district open to law suits

Charleston County School District (CCSD) has been using the Goals Based Evaluation Program (GBE) for continuing teachers for more than a decade. CCSD began the 2016-2017 school year with GBE

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Parents furious over school board evaluation policy

The Charleston County School Board meeting had an overflow crowd Monday night. The crowd consisted of mainly parents and teachers concerned about the school district’s evaluation policy. Some of the

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Parents stir up hornet’s nest over principal reassignment

The East Cooper District 2 Constituent School Board met with a packed house this afternoon wanting an explanation for the reassignment and subsequent resignation of James B. Edwards Principal Jake

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Deceit causes young principal to resign

Principal Jake Rambo of James B. Edwards Elementary in Mt. Pleasant sent a letter to the nine members of the Charleston County School District (CCSD) Board of Trustees and the

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Protest at CCSD headquarters attracts hundreds

Over 200 teachers, parents, and students gathered in front of the Charleston County School District Headquarters at 75 Calhoun Street to protest the reassignments of Principal Lee Runyon at West

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James B. Edwards Elementary parents fired up about principal reassignment

Principal Jake Rambo at James B. Edwards Elementary in Mt. Pleasant is being reassigned to another (undisclosed) job within Charleston County School District at the end of the 2016-2017 school

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13 CCSD principals reassigned due to new evaluation process

The Charleston County School District implemented a new teacher evaluation system called Value Added Measurements (VAM) in the middle of the school year. VAM evaluates teachers based on various standardized

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Petition drive initiated to retain West Ashley Principal, Lee Runyon

Principal Lee Runyon at West Ashley High School is being reassigned to another job within Charleston County School District at the end of the 2016-2017 school year. He is completing

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West Ashley boutique combines gift shop and cafe

When approaching Magnolia Park Shopping Center at 1901 Ashley River Road, one is greeted with a collection of charming shops that include Simply Your Spa, Christophe’s Macaron et Chocolat, Rickborn

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West Ashley author publishes second novel

Katherine (Kim) McDermott, a native Charlestonian, has just published her second novel, Abbey’s Tale. McDermott grew up in West Ashley, graduated from Middleton High School, received a B.A. in English from the

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