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Charleston County School Board voting on controversial pay raise

Monday, July 17 the Charleston County School Board could vote to give consolidated board members a raise of $14,428 annually or about 40% of a first-year teacher’s salary. Constituent board

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Parents question evaluation system for CCSD teachers

On Tuesday, July 11 Charleston County School District (CCSD) Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait held a listening session for parents. A panel of about a dozen parents with children attending CCSD schools

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Controversy looms over the location of the North Charleston Center for Advanced Studies

Charleston County School District (CCSD) Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait’s Listening Tour continued Monday, July 9 at Garrett Academy of Technology. Garrett is a magnet technology school located in North Charleston which

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School Board cut out of CCSD’s Strategic Plan

Every five years South Carolina school districts submit a District Strategic Plan, required by State Board of Education Regulation 43-261. This plan outlines how the district will increase student achievement.

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SC virtual schools serve students with critical needs

There are four online or virtual charter schools in South Carolina. They include South Carolina Virtual Charter School, South Carolina Connections Academy, and Cyber Academy of South Carolina for grades

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Students tell Superintendent cyber-bullying a major concern

About two dozen students representing ten schools participated in Charleston County School District (CCSD) Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait’s listening tour Thursday and cited cyber-bullying on platforms such as Instagram and YouTube

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Teachers, business leaders and students to speak with Superintendent

Charleston County School District (CCSD) Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait has three meetings in her listening tour scheduled for this week. She will meet with teachers Wednesday from 3 to 4 pm

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School Board takes first vote in favor of pay raise

The Charleston County School Board met Monday, June 26. The board had a first reading on Rev. Chis Collins’ motion to raise the pay for the consolidated board members to

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Charleston RISE – an advocacy group for high-poverty schools

The grassroots group Charleston RISE recently graduated its first group of 12 community leaders dedicated to advocating for high poverty schools in the Charleston County School District. The group recently

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Principals listening session marred by schedule conflict

Charleston County School District Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait scheduled the principals session of her listening tour on a date when many school leaders are scheduled to attend the South Carolina Association

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