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5 WAHS student-athletes sign with colleges

Five West Ashley High School student-athletes signed letters of intent to continue their athletic careers in college in front a school-wide assembly Wednesday as part of National Signing Day. Principal

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CCSD to use recovered MLK tapes as curriculum materials

Education consultant Mark Epstein, who retired as a guidance counselor at St. John’s high school after a long career as a counselor and basketball coach, turned over two hour-long audio

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CCSD hires Clemson management team to draft improvement plan

The Charleston County School District (CCSD) has committed $135,000 to fund a Clemson University management team in a study of CCSD management practices.  The team is led by attorney Lee

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Universal dyslexia screening could lead to improved reading performance

Dyslexia first came to the attention of Representative Gary Clary of Pickens County when some of his constituents received exceptional needs scholarships to private schools when public schools were not

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CCSD is expanding career training opportunities

The Charleston County School District (CCSD) is expanding career counseling services and career training opportunities in order to connect students with the needs of the workforce. Chad Vail, the district’s

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Support Group in place for parents of dyslexic students

Parents often find navigating the school system to get help for a child having learning difficulties frustrating and intimidating. Brandi Graham was one of those parents. She has two sons

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CCSD School Choice Fair well attended

The Charleston County School District (CCSD) held a School Choice Fair on Saturday, January 20. The district held the fair at four locations this year for the first time. Parents

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CCSD School Choice fairs set for Saturday

The Charleston County School District is holding School Choice fairs Saturday, January 20 from 10 am to 1 pm at Burke High School, C.E. Williams Middle School, North Charleston High

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Postlewait pledges to focus on career readiness

Charleston County School District (CCSD) Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait pledged to focus on career readiness at a coffee meeting at Panera Bread in North Charleston Friday. She said that teachers and

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School board member serves the poor

The Charleston area is somewhat of a dichotomy with areas of great wealth surrounded by areas mired in poverty and crime.  Charleston County School Board member Kevin Hollinshead is a

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