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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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Bicycle bridge contingent on $12 Million federal grant

Charleston City Council voted to commit $1.5 Million toward a stand-alone bicycle and pedestrian bridge which would connect West Ashley and downtown. Charleston County earlier committed $3 Million to the

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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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Trump poised to do end run around Obamacare

After getting rebuffed by Senate Republicans in an attempt to legislatively repeal Obamacare, President Donald Trump is poised to sign an executive order which will enable millions of Americans to

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Priority – should we fund bicycle lanes or drainage improvement

Charleston County Council’s Finance Committee recently voted to provide $3 Million from the $2.1 Billion transportation sales tax fund to provide a dedicated pedestrian and bicycle path from West Ashley

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South Carolina needs bold tax reform

For the second year in a row, the South Carolina House of Representatives has established a bi-partisan special committee to investigate tax reform proposals. The 2016 meetings did not result

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CCSD continues top-down approach

In an editorial in Sunday’s Post and Courier Charleston County School Board Chair Kate Darby, Vice Chair Eric Mack, and Audit and Finance Committee Chair Todd Garrett stated that 84

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Residency status remains an issue for Councilman Dean Riegel

Lowcountry Source has obtained an e-mail from the person who bought Charleston City Councilman Dean Riegel’s home in the Bull Creek subdivision in West Ashley more than a year ago

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Trump tax plan focuses on manufacturing, middle class

President Donald Trump rolled out his tax plan Sept. 29 at a conference sponsored by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM). Restoring American manufacturing was a top priority for Trump

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