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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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West Ashley Middle attracts record number of magnet students

West Ashley – Advanced Studies Magnet, a middle school located in the former Middleton High School building on William Kennerty Drive, has a record enrollment in its magnet program for

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Charleston County makes it difficult to run for school board

The Charleston-area League of Women Voters recently conducted a workshop for prospective school board members in North Charleston for residents of Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester Counties.  In a review of

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WAHS event promotes careers in technology

About 400 students at West Ashley High School (WAHS) participated in an event Tuesday to promote careers in technology and the military.  The Student Outreach and Recruitment program presented by

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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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5 WAHS student-athletes sign with colleges

Five West Ashley High School student-athletes signed letters of intent to continue their athletic careers in college in front a school-wide assembly Wednesday as part of National Signing Day. Principal

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CCSD to use recovered MLK tapes as curriculum materials

Education consultant Mark Epstein, who retired as a guidance counselor at St. John’s high school after a long career as a counselor and basketball coach, turned over two hour-long audio

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CCSD hires Clemson management team to draft improvement plan

The Charleston County School District (CCSD) has committed $135,000 to fund a Clemson University management team in a study of CCSD management practices.  The team is led by attorney Lee

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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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CCSD is expanding career training opportunities

The Charleston County School District (CCSD) is expanding career counseling services and career training opportunities in order to connect students with the needs of the workforce. Chad Vail, the district’s

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