James Island Charter High School

When the school district retaliated against James Island High School by charging the school rent, declaring the school and its students ineligible for grants, and its teachers ineligible for Teacher of the Year awards, Senators Chip Campsen and Glenn McConnell responded, “Not on our watch!” They passed a law requiring equal and fair treatment of James Island High School, its students and teachers. They defended it all the way to the Supreme Court and WON!