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The impact: Housing affordability in Mount Pleasant

The Children’s Center at Carolina Park was forced to close a few weeks ago. The reason? “Staffing challenges,” said director/owner Chris Marino.
He said he could not find the number of qualified teachers needed to accommodate the requirements of the curriculum and schedule. The reason?
Each teacher could not afford to live in Mount Pleasant. On top of this, they did not have enough money to drive to work.


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