New principals for Burke, North Charleston high schools

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Burke High School and North Charleston High School, two of the county's lowest-performing schools, will have new principals come next year.

Since 2003, North Charleston High has been rated "at-risk" on the state report card. Furthermore, its graduation rate was a low 42% last year. Burke High, on the other hand, has improved slightly, as its report card rating rose to "below average" for two years. However, last year the rating slid back down to "at-risk."

These are just some of the things that have led up to the change in leadership. But not everyone is happy with the changes that are happening, and they're speaking out about their feelings regarding the high schools' change of leaders.

The Post and Courier has an in-depth report detailing the upcoming changes and the reactions they are sparking; read it here.

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