The Importance of Value-Driven Financial Decision Making

At a recent meeting, the Charleston County School District recently confirmed its commitment to fund the Charleston Promise Neighborhood for the 2011-2012 academic year.  Given the recent budget cuts at the District, and the fact that CCSD is set to experience a $28 million budget shortfall, the vote to recommit was far from certain. In […]

Things are hopping at CPN!

Spring Break may be here for the schools, but things are hopping here at CPN! On Monday, Laura attended the New Rosemont Neighborhood Association meeting where President Nancy Button signed the official paperwork setting up a $300,000 endowment at the Coastal Community Foundation to provide lasting benefit to Rosemont residents. CPN will be the nonprofit […]

Poor Children Can’t Learn

This sounds like a joke, but I kid you not.  I was visiting one of the four elementary schools in our Neighborhood last week, and had a quick chat in the hall with our amazing and committed Principal (names withheld to protect the innocent, and the guilty – read on and you’ll see why). During […]