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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 retired June 30. CCSD has advertised the position since June

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 analysis shows that most of the jobs are in fields

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 equipped for the jobs in demand. Gordon stated that high-paying

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 County. Groberg, one of only 10 living Congressional Medal of

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 in August.  They practiced from 5:30am -7:00am at the Mt.

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 teachers and parents through emails, Facebook messages, and phone calls

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 calls, and Facebook messages are growing numbers of students in

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. The middle school (6-8) is about six miles away at

Deaf student thrives at Wando

Lowcountry Source published an article August 16 about Elizabeth Adamson. Elizabeth is deafwith only 20% vision due to Usher syndrome. She lives in Mt. Pleasant and completed 8th grade at Cario Middle School and had her schedule for 9th grade

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