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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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Advocacy group leader documents unlawful submission of CCSD strategic plan

Lowcountry Source has previously documented that the Charleston County School District (CCSD) submitted the required 5-year Strategic Plan to the South Carolina Department of Education on April 7 without school

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CCSD Board delaying decision of Garrett Academy’s fate

The Charleston County School Board decided to delay the decision of where to build the new North Charleston Center for Advanced Studies (CAS) for at least a month. Board member

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