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Prisoners teach WAHS students about making good choices

  About 800 West Ashley High School (WAHS) students attended a program sponsored by the South Carolina Department of Corrections called Operation Get Smart. Five convicted felons told the students

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Webb Center in West Ashley – serving special needs children since 1993

The Charles Webb Center has been serving special needs students at its Evergreen Street location in the Ardmore neighborhood since 1993.  It was founded in 1928 on the peninsula by

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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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Most new SC jobs don’t require college

A recent report by the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce shows that more that 39,000 new jobs have been created in the state during the past year.  An

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CCSD official cites Charleston-area skills gap

Rich Gordon, Executive Director for Career Development for the Charleston County School District, told a North Charleston technical education advisory committee that our students and young adults are not being

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Medal of Honor recipient recognized at Military Magnet

Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Capt. Florent “Flo” Groberg was recognized by Military Magnet Academy (MMA) Wednesday in North Charleston. MMA serves students in grades 6-12 who live throughout Charleston

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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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Orange Grove Charter School continues to thrive as a K-8 school

Orange Grove Charter School is now at full capacity with 1150 students in grades K through 8. The elementary school (K-5) is at its original campus on Orange Branch Rd.

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