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Emphasis on testing makes parents uneasy

Stacey Hayes is a parent of three students who attend the Montessori Community School of Charleston. Montessori Community School is a partial magnet school in the Charleston County School District

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West Ashley High School places in culinary arts competition

West Ashley High School (WAHS) placed third in the statewide ProStart culinary arts competition in Greenville this spring. The team, consisting of Brazil Murray, Reggie Miller, Karlos Cruz-Reyes and Belle

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West Ashley High School places in culinary arts competition

West Ashley High School (WAHS) placed third in the statewide ProStart culinary arts competition in Greenville this spring. The team, consisting of Brazil Murray, Reggie Miller, Karlos Cruz-Reyes and Belle

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Hollinshead looks to Atlanta for school reform ideas

Charleston County School Board member Kevin Hollinshead decided to look to school reform ideas in Atlanta public schools to help improve the chronically failing schools in his North Charleston district.

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West Ashley parents ask about adding a middle school

About 70 school reform advocates assembled at West Ashley High School Monday evening to discuss future plans for West Ashley schools. While the Charleston County School District (CCSD) asked participants

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Civil rights groups demand action on failing schools

Two civil rights groups assembled Saturday to demand action on the nine Charleston County School District (CCSD) schools classified by the South Carolina Department of Education as chronically failing. Beverly

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The fate of West Ashley middle schools is uncertain

Charleston County School District (CCSD) is contemplating combining the two West Ashley middle schools under its control, C.E. Williams and West Ashley Advanced Studies Magnet (WA-ASM). A third West Ashley

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CCSD contemplates combining West Ashley middle schools

The Charleston County School District (CCSD) has empaneled an ad hoc committee to make recommendations to re-align West Ashley schools. One of the options the committee is tasked with considering

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Orange Grove Charter School sets applications record

Orange Grove Charter School received a record number of applications during the school choice application process, which ended March 11. The K-8 school received a total of 1518 applications, including

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Teen film-maker Ke’Von Singleton already mentoring

Charleston-area teen and documentary film-maker Ke’Von Singleton credits his parents Michael and Santonia Singleton and his mentor Elder Cal Morrison for inspiring him to research the civil rights movement. The

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