Dozens in Lowcountry are principals for a day

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Dozens of business leaders in the Charleston area are getting an opportunity to experience the job of a school principal.

Leaders will shadow principals in four school districts on Thursday to get an idea of what a principal's job is like. Last year, more than 130 business leaders took part.

It's the seventh year of the program in which the local Education Foundation pairs business people with principals.

The foundation was started in the mid-1990s by the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce to build partnerships between schools and businesses.

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