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How South Carolina’s Constitution Affects Educational Quality

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U.S. News and World Report magazine does a yearly ranking of all 50 states and compares them to one another based on various factors such as health care, infrastructure, economy, government, and education. In its most recent ranking, South Carolina was ranked 50 in education, 48 in college readiness, and 28 in pre-kindergarten quality. (That sounds …

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CARTA Welcomes Four New Members to the Board of Directors – BCDCOG News and Info

CARTA Welcomes Four New Members to the Board of Directors

CARTA WELCOMES FOUR NEW MEMBERS TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS – 01.09.18 – The Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA) is pleased to welcome a quartet of members to its board of directors. Charleston attorney Dwayne Green, Mount Pleasant Town Council members Jim Owens and Bob Brimmer, and North Charleston City Council member Virginia Jamison are …

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Why Does It Still Seem Like Nothing Has Changed on Calhoun’s New Plaque?

John C. Calhoun monument

The monument erected in Marion Square in downtown Charleston to honor South Carolina statesman and former United States Vice President John C. Calhoun is getting a new plaque. Intended to put the career of Calhoun into proper perspective, a recently appointed city commission just completed the arduous task of distilling the career of a complicated …

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Tweeter Files Suit Against School District – Post and Courier

Tweeter Files Suit Against School District

The School of the Arts senior who used the “n word” in a tweet about a black classmate walked across the graduation stage last week, and the following day, her attorney filed a lawsuit against Charleston County School District. Ashley Patrick contends the school district violated her due process rights in its appeal of her …

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