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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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America was born from an ideal

On Independence Day, Americans need to understand the factors which made our Republic unique among all nations. On July 4, 1776, 56 representatives from the 13 colonies signed a document

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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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CCSD’s principal merry-go-round continues

Lowcountry Source reported on June 25 that the Charleston County School District (CCSD) has hired 19 new principals out of a total of 80 schools, meaning that almost 25% of

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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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Principal merry- go-round hurts school communities

There has been great upheaval in the Charleston County School District (CCSD), with 19 new principals in place for the 2017 – 2018 school year.  The  Charleston County consolidated school

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We don’t have to build housing for 50 new residents a day

The big Chamber of Commerce slogan is that Charleston attracts 50 new residents a day and that we need to build new housing to accommodate them. That line of thinking

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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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