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AASU grant on prison management

SAVANNAH - Armstrong Atlantic State University's College of Education recently received a $19,999 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice National Institute of Corrections that will fund a cooperative agreement for implementing inmate behavior-management programs.

August 18, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


State superintendent seeks student advisors

State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge is accepting applications for the 2011-12 Student Advisory Council.

August 18, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


State wants more ways to rate schools

ATLANTA - After a decade of leaning on standardized test scores to determine whether schools are meeting federal benchmarks, Georgia soon may be able to overhaul how it measures success in public education.

August 17, 2011 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education


School continues link with soldiers

Soldiers from the 703rd went back to school last year at Liberty Elementary. This time last year, military personnel were not learning new skills, nor were they conducting routine training missions. Instead, soldiers volunteered their time at Liberty Elementary to support students and teachers in learning and fun.

August 17, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


NAACP seeks investigation of bus arrests

The Liberty County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People announced last week that it is seeking an outside investigation into how officials handled a May bus incident that resulted in the arrests of seven students.

August 17, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


Student earns doctorate

LaShawn Bacon, daughter of Bertha Mae Bacon and the late Rayford T. Bacon Sr., completed her dissertation and is now Dr. LaShawn C. Bacon. She received her degree in counselor education and supervision May 14 from the University of Iowa. She also has accepted an assistant professor position at Lindsey Wilson College in Louisville, Ky., where she will teach master's level mental-health counseling courses.

August 17, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Student earns doctorate

August 16, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


BoE hears parent concerns about school uniforms, testing sites

With Liberty County schools back in session, the board of education saw a resurgence in the audience participation portion of its meeting on Tuesday.

August 12, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


Taylors Creek students sail back to class

Taylors Creek Elementary students were welcomed to 2011-12 school year by teachers who had created special themes for their rooms for last week's open house and first day of classes.

August 11, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


MMS rally inspired by TV game show

Students and parents packed the Midway Middle School gym Aug. 2 for a back-to-school rally.

August 10, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Rally promotes school, recreation

All of the Long County schools rang their bells last Friday to begin the 2011-12 year. On Saturday, the Long County Recreation Department held its first back-to-school rally to promote the recreation department and the upcoming school year, Assistant Director Randy Simmons said.

August 10, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


No Child Left Behind waivers authorized

The Obama administration effectively gutted the Bush-era No Child Left Behind law Monday, giving states a way out of a decade-long policy that focused on holding schools accountable but labeled many of them failures even if they made progress.

August 09, 2011 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education


Schools restrict student recruitment

With the start of school, parents in Liberty County may be exploring the many extracurricular activities available to their children.

August 08, 2011 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Education


Public-school students back in class

With buses back on the roads, students sporting their uniforms and parents experiencing a range of emotions, Liberty County schools were full of life Thursday morning as the 2011-12 academic year began.

August 05, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


GSU freshmen begin by giving back

STATESBORO - Before they check into residence halls, buy books or even attend their first classes, a group of incoming Georgia Southern University freshmen will begin their college careers by giving back to the Statesboro community.

August 04, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


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A senior makeover with plans for a takeover

A young African-American male with well-maintained dred locks and his mother entered my office for a post secondary transition appointment. His mother asked questions about ...

June 22, 2017 | By Tamara Bogan | Education


Midway student helps VSU win bowl

Midway's Molly Zechman helped Valdosta State University win first place at the 2017 Georgia Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention's inaugural Praxis Bowl.

June 22, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Teacher gets grants for Long County High School art program

Melissa Lambert recently received a $819 grant for the Long County High School Art Program from the Rayonier Advanced Materials Foundation Grant Program. It is ...

June 21, 2017 | Staff report | Education


Interim superintendent sworn in; BoE sets a budget

All Liberty County School System employees will have their salaries adjusted to reflect a 2 percent raise.

June 21, 2017 | Tiffany King | Education


Honor rolls: Joseph Martin

Joseph Martin

June 20, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Academic honors

ATLANTA - Two students from Liberty County earned degrees from Georgia State University last month:

June 19, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students engineer small electric cars

Cloudy days outside didn't stop Liberty County High School students from building mini solar-powered cars as part of the school's two-day STEAM Camp.

June 19, 2017 | Tiffany King | Education


Honor Roll: Liberty Elementary School

Liberty Elementary School recently announced its fourth quarter honor roll:

June 16, 2017 | Staff Report | Education


Honor Roll: Midway Middle School

Midway Middle School recently announced its fourth quarter honor roll:

June 15, 2017 | Staff Report | Education


College, career academy touts its focus on getting, keeping jobs

Students of the Liberty College and Career Academy showed what made them career and college ready at the LCCA Night of Excellence last month.

June 15, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Honor roll: Lewis Frasier Middle School

Lewis Frasier Middle School recently announced its fourth quarter honor roll:

June 14, 2017 | Staff Report | Education


Long BoE gets look at budget

The Long County Board of Education got a look Monday at a proposed 2017-18 budget that includes a $28 million general fund and $23.5 ...

June 14, 2017 | Staff Report | Education


Honor roll: Liberty County High School

Liberty County High School recently announced its fourth quarter honor roll:

June 13, 2017 | Staff Report | Education


Honor roll: Bradwell Institute

Bradwell Institute recently announced its fourth quarter honor rolls:

June 12, 2017 | Staff Report | Education


Charter school to open in Long

Coastal Plains Education Charter High School will open five campuses this summer in Candler, Long, Lowndes, Toombs and Wayne counties.

June 07, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


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