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12:41 pm on Friday March 4, 2011

Chocolate syrup doused on Charleston school board member's car

Image by Flickr user m kasahara We can only assume it looked less tasty than this.Mystery abounds in the curious incident of Charleston County School Board member Toya Green leaving the Monday, February 28, meeting and returning to a car doused in...
4:26 am on Tuesday February 15, 2011

Charleston County School Board approves major budget cuts

Image by Flickr user Truthout.orgThe Charleston County School Board laid out it's early plans for next year's cuts, downsizing and reductions ranging from custodial services to principal salaries. To help fill the $28 million budget deficit, the...
3:42 am on Tuesday December 14, 2010

In recent votes Charleston County School Board members keep close eye on purse strings

Image by TheDigitel A pair of votes for office renovations and security systems met tough scrutiny by the Charleston County School Board, with the first failing and the second barely slipping past. The Post and Courier has a write-up about what and...
3:58 am on Friday October 29, 2010

Former Charleston County School District Board Chairmen say ‘yes’ to School Improvement Referendum

Yesterday, past chairmen of the Charleston County School District announced full support of the School Improvement Referendum that will appear on county voters’ ballots this Tuesday, Nov. 2. Past chairs included in the endorsement include Brian...
5:03 am on Thursday October 21, 2010

Charleston County School Board candidates square off in first forum

With no incumbents running to retain their seats on the Charleston County School Board, the five fresh faced candidates battled it out for three open seats during a forum held on Wednesday evening. The debate, which will be shown on Comcast C2...
3:47 am on Sunday August 15, 2010

Profiles, photos, and videos from Charleston County's seven new schools

Image by Flickr user wired_grSchool starts back in just a few days and there are seven new schools opening up in Charleston County. Those are … in North Charleston: Academic Magnet High, Stall High; in West Ashley: Ashley River Creative Arts...
2:55 am on Tuesday May 11, 2010

Third time's a charm? Charleston school board endorses original seismic plan

Image by Flickr user carfreedays After two failed plans to remove students from buildings particularly vulnerable to earthquakes, the Charleston County School Board is re-endorsing the original idea of relocating students to other off-penininsular...
11:00 am on Tuesday March 23, 2010

School board agrees to revoke Greg Mathis High School's charter

North Charleston's Greg Mathis Charter High School could be shut down at the end of this school year. This isn't the first time that the Charleston County School Board have threatened to revoke the school's charter - it's the third time in four...
3:07 am on Tuesday January 12, 2010

Charleston County School Board back idea on themed schools

Image by Flickr user brdavidsThe Charleston County School Board has decided unanimously to back a plan to incorporate more themed schools to improve students' access to special programs and create equity throughout the district. What exactly is a...
5:50 am on Wednesday December 16, 2009

Charleston School Board denies request to lease building as church

In a vote spilt down the middle at 4-4, the Charleston County School Board members denied a request from fellow Board member Chris Collins on Monday night to lease a school in order to open and lead a church.