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Stories by Robin Steinberger

Postlewait announces 6-week listening tour

Charleston County School District Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait released an end of school year YouTube video in which she promised to listen to school district stakeholders in June and July before

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Discipline problems skyrocket with new CCSD discipline policy

In August 2016, the Charleston County School District (CCSD) introduced the Progressive Disciple Plan for middle and high schools. This plan contains 3 levels of disciplinary violations with varying consequences.

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CCSD superintendent under fire for teacher evaluation policy

On February13, 2017 the Policy and Personnel Committee of the Charleston County School Board (CCSD) met to discuss the use of the Education Value-Added Assessment System (EVAAS) software to determine

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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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