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Hundreds expected at Monday School Board meeting

Hundreds of people are expected to attend the Charleston County School Board meeting Monday at 5:15 pm at the 75 Calhoun St. headquarters downtown. Parents, teachers and students are concerned

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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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Petition drive initiated to retain West Ashley Principal, Lee Runyon

Principal Lee Runyon at West Ashley High School is being reassigned to another job within Charleston County School District at the end of the 2016-2017 school year. He is completing

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500 West Ashley students learn about vehicle safety

Nearly 500 West Ashley High School (WAHS) students learned about the risk of impaired driving and distracted driving at the school’s annual Vehicle Safety Day. The event was sponsored by

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WAHS students get hands-on business experience

Students in the West Ashley High School Merchandising class have the opportunity to operate a retail business, the Cat Shack, a store which sells snacks, beverages, apparel and school supplies.

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WAHS puts engineering on display.

West Ashley High School (WAHS) recently displayed projects by its engineering students. It is part of the school’s wide-ranging Career and Technical Education (CTE) program. WAHS places great emphasis on

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