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CCSD Board delaying decision of Garrett Academy’s fate

The Charleston County School Board decided to delay the decision of where to build the new North Charleston Center for Advanced Studies (CAS) for at least a month. Board member

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Rambo blasts CCSD for creating atmosphere of fear and intimidation

Charleston County School Board Chairwoman Kate Darby held a press conference on Wednesday at the Charleston County School District (CCSD) headquarters at 75 Calhoun in response to a group of concerned

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Concerned citizens of CCSD call for Superintendent’s ouster

A group of concerned citizens held a press conference Wednesday at 11:00 am at the Charleston County School District (CCSD) headquarters at 75 Calhoun Street. The group included spokeswoman and CCSD

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Concerned parents hold press conference calling for Superintendent’s removal

A concerned group of Charleston County School District (CCSD) parents organized by Allison Mackey, Bren Monteriro, and Kellie Barton are holding a press conference on Wednesday, September 20 at 11:00

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Chaos reigns in CCSD teacher allocations

Charleston County School District (CCSD) looks at the enrollment of each school after the first 10 days to determine if teachers need to be added or reassigned. Lowcountry Source has

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Petition calls for the removal of CCSD Superintendent Postlewait

A petition was released this morning calling for the Charleston County School Board to immediately remove Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait. The petition addresses 39 grievances aimed at both the school board,

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Vacant school psychologist positions jeopardize special needs students in 17 CCSD schools

Charleston County School District (CCSD) has 9 openings for school psychologists. There are currently 17 schools with psychologist vacancies. Other psychologists in the district are covering the caseloads. Most of

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South Carolina schools not preparing youth for the military, industry

The Citadel Zucker Family School of Education hosted a forum Thursday at the Francis Marion Hotel on the emerging teacher shortage in Charleston County and around the country. The forum

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Ashley River Elementary gets great results with arts infusion

Two Charleston County School District (CCSD) schools – Ashley River Creative Arts Elementary School (ARCAES) and Sanders-Clyde Creative Arts Elementary School (SCCAES) have each received a Distinguished Arts Program (DAP)

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Fewer students want to enter teaching profession

Enrollment in the College of Charleston Teacher Education Program has dropped by 12% from 2014 to 2017. In same time period 14% fewer students graduated from a South Carolina teacher

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