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School board member serves the poor

The Charleston area is somewhat of a dichotomy with areas of great wealth surrounded by areas mired in poverty and crime.  Charleston County School Board member Kevin Hollinshead is a

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C.E. Williams Middle named a National School to Watch

C.E. Williams (CEW) Middle School for Creative and Scientific Arts has been selected by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform as a School to Watch (STW). CEW is the

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New school option for top students and elite athletes

Public school students in the tri-county area now have the opportunity to earn up to 60 hours of college credit with no cost to them or their families – and

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Kobrovsky sponsors Constitution essay contest

Charleston attorney Larry Kobrovsky is sponsoring prizes for the Moultrie News essay contest on the U.S. Constitution. The subject in this year’s contest is the 16th Amendment, which reads, “The

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Superintendent’s evaluation procedures questionable

The results of Charleston County School District (CCSD) Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait’s evaluation were shared by the School Board at its meeting Monday. Postlewait’s overall rating for the evaluation was that

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General Assembly law eases testing burden on schools

Charleston County School District (CCSD) Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait held listening sessions during the summer of 2017 for teachers, parents, students, administrators, and community members. One consistent complaint was there is

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EdFirstSC backs Moffley’s claim against Superintendent

Education advocacy group EdFirstSC has filed a report with the South Carolina State Board of Education (SCBOE) alleging gross misconduct by Charleston County School District (CCSD) Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait. The

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Charter schools conference emphasizes innovation and improving lives

Innovation and improving the lives of students were among the items discussed at the Public Charter Alliance of South Carolina’s 17th annual conference Wednesday at the North Charleston Convention Center.

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Moffly files charges against Postlewait to the SC State Board of Education

On November 8, former Charleston County School Board member Elizabeth Moffly filed a formal complaint with the South Carolina State Board of Education against Charleston County School District Superintendent Gerrita

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CCSD fails to respond to FOIA requests

Patrick Hayes, a 5th grade Charleston County School District (CCSD) teacher and director of the education advocacy group EdFirstSC, has filed numerous Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests to obtain

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