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Activists push back against CCSD on pedophile scandal

A number of community activists participated in the public comment period at the Charleston County School Board meeting Monday to speak out against the handling of a 2014 incident involving

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Benefit for at-risk youth set for Sept. 26

Andolini’s Pizza at 1940 Sam Rittenberg Boulevard is hosting a benefit for at-risk West Ashley youth Wednesday, September 26 from 6 to 8 pm. Charleston Youth Club, The I Am

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Academic Magnet cheerleaders to perform at Citrus Bowl

The cheerleaders from Academic Magnet High School have been invited to perform in the pregame ceremony at the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl January 1, 2019 in Orlando. The squad

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Advocates network wants accountability in CCSD pedophile case

A group of concerned of concerned citizens calling itself the Charleston Advocates Network stood in front of the Charleston County School District (CCSD) office Tuesday, asking for a full investigation

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Lowcountry Source is your voice for school reform

My wife Robin and I founded Lowcountry Source two years ago for the purpose of being a media watchdog. We believed that the Charleston-area media did not do enough to

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Few good neighborhood schools exist outside of Mt. Pleasant

The Post and Courier newspaper ran a story Sunday about a family which resides in downtown Charleston that is suing Charleston County School District (CCSD) in state circuit court for

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School board candidates reject top-down management

Six challengers for the Charleston County School Board agreed that the Charleston County School District’s (CCSD) current top-down management practices will not help improve student achievement. The candidates, Paul Padron,

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CCSD’s priorities are with the powerful

Lowcountry Source reported on the contentious battle between the Stono Park Elementary parents, teachers, and community to replace the 66-year-old school or whether to renovate the crumbling building with mold

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CCSD can be a hostile environment for teachers

My wife Robin and I are frequently contacted by teachers to discuss problems they are encountering in the Charleston County School District (CCSD). We are always sympathetic to their concerns,

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CCSD HR chief still on the job despite blunder in pedophile case

A recent investigative report by Live 5 News reporter Carter Coyle revealed that former Charleston County School District (CCSD) employee Marvin Gethers was flagged by the district’s Information Technology (IT)

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