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Superintendent won’t reveal top 100 salaries to board member

Charleston County School Board member Kevin Hollinghead sent an email to Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait on Tuesday, July 18 asking for a list of the 100 highest paid CCSD employees and

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CCSD Board votes in favor of pay raise and Mt. Pleasant stadium

The Charleston County School District (CCSD) Board voted 5 -2 Monday to build a new football stadium on the Wando High School campus. Board members Cindy Coats, Eric Mack, Michael Miller, Chris Staubes, and Kate Darby voted yes. Board members

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 members could receive $7,214 or about 20% of a new

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 throughout the district participated. Parents discussed the need for the

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 accepts students from throughout Charleston County. CCSD has a Center

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. EdFirstSC, a teacher advocacy group, published the Charleston County School

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 k-12, and Virtual South Carolina for grades 7-12 and adult

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 as a serious problem in the schools. An ineffective student

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 and meet later that day with business leaders from 6

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 $14,300 and constituent board members to $7200 annually. The consolidated

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