Charleston Co. State of the Schools being held tomorrow

A new plan to overhaul the achievement standards for Charleston County students will be launched at this year's State of the School on Thursday.

Charleston County School District's State of the School will be held at the School of the Arts Auditorium, Thursday, May17 at 8:30 a.m. CCSD Superintendent Nancy McGinley will update the community on the status of the district, as well as the direction it is heading.

This year's event will also officially launch Charleston Achieving Excellence: Vision 2016, a five-year plan to improve achievement for all students. Vision 2016 is the result of a year long process to engage the public on the district's new goals while holding everyone in the district accountable for student success.

Over 350 business and community partners, elected officials, parents, teachers, principals and students are expected to be attending.

The School of the Arts Auditorium is located at 5109-B West Enterprise Street in North Charleston.