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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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East Light Academy still accepting students

East Light Academy opened its doors for the first time Monday. The Lowcountry’s first Mandarin infusion school began its school year with three pre-kindergarten classes, two kindergarten classes, one 1st

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Benedict President highlights Education Summit

Benedict College President Dr. Roslyn Artis was the keynote speaker at the first Bridgeport Foundation and Friends of Benedict Education Summit Saturday at the Charleston Math and Science Charter School.

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West Ashley church to disburse school uniforms, supplies

Westminster Presbyterian Church at 1157 Sam Rittenberg Boulevard in West Ashley will embark upon its annual school uniform and supply distribution campaign Thursday at 5 pm. Students enrolling in preschool

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Schools open in a week – Are you ready?

Outfitting a child to go back to school will cost an average of about $650 this year.  Parents spend money on clothes, backpacks, shoes, haircuts, and school supplies. The one-time expense

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Back to school festival set for Sunday at SC Aquarium

The annual First Day Festival will take place Sunday from 1 to 4 pm outside the South Carolina Aquarium, 340 Concord Street. Parking at the Aquarium and Calhoun Street parking

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Mt. Pleasant gets top priority in CCSD building plan

The 2018 high school football season is about to begin,  and Mt. Pleasant’s Wando High School will have a brand new,  multipurpose stadium. The facility, slated to open in August,

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