A member of the Richland School District One board is calling for a change in leadership amid recent controversy within the district, and saying she will vote against renewing the superintendent's contract.
State Superintendent of Education Ellen Weaver is weighing in on the Richland School District One teacher re-assignments, the abrupt move that’s sending teachers, students, and their parents into a frenzy.
According to Federal Student Aid, the outstanding student loan debt in the United States reached a staggering $1.7 trillion, and a growing number of students are poised to commence their loan payments this month.
Richland School District One parents and teachers packed the Hopkins Middle School auditorium Tuesday night for the district’s first board meeting since it abruptly reassigned 11 teachers to new schools last week.
The mayors of three of the state’s largest communities called for three changes at the Charleston County School Board and threatened to discuss “alternate means of governance” if the board cannot work out differences.
Richland School District One confirmed Friday that 11 teachers will be reassigned to new schools within the district mid-year, and the Director of Governmental Affairs for the state’s largest education association says this is shortsighted, unfortunate, and could have been avoided.
The Charleston County School District is facing a new lawsuit, but this one is coming from inside. Superintendent Dr. Eric Gallien has filed a lawsuit against the district alleging district policies and the school board of trustees hamper his ability to effectively do his job.
The Charleston Statehouse legislative delegation has announced its plans to meet to discuss the controversy in the Charleston County School District after five members of the board voted to place the superintendent on paid administrative leave.