The Liberty County Board of Education will host a job fair from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Feb. 27.
State Superintendent of Schools Kathy Cox has announced a free, online remediation course for high school students to help them pass the science and/or social studies portion of the Georgia High School Graduation Test. Registration for the courses has begun.
In the fall, when the 2009 session of the Stock Market Game started on Sept. 28, the Dow stood at 9,789. When trading ended on Dec. 4, the index of stocks had climbed to 10,389. Along the way, Jackson Chandler, Andrew Eminhizer and Jordan Nettles, led by their teacher Carol Corwin at Lewis Frasier Middle School, used reading, math, analytical skills, and teamwork to win the Stock Market Game for Liberty County Schools with a winning portfolio value of $119,682.
The Long County Chamber of Commerce honored this year's STAR student and teacher during a Feb. 16 meeting.
The deadline for five different contests to promote participation in the 2010 Census is today.
Joseph Martin Elementary staff will participate in a fundraising "McTeachers Night" at the McDonald's on Highway 84 in Hinesville on Thursday.
Student Council at Midway Middle School collected coats and jacket to distribute to those who were in need of outerwear during the recent cold weather. Council members put out a plea throughout the school for coats and jackets and the staff and students responded generously. The coats and jackets were given away at the school on Jan. 15 and 19. Coats and jackets that were not given out on those mornings were donated to a local church that distributes clothing all year long to members of the community.
A career fair was held at Waldo Pafford Elementary School on Jan. 22 to encourage students to think about their future.
Smiley Elementary chooses two students from homerooms each semester to be the "semester superstars."
ATLANTA - Georgia Attorney General Thurbert Baker says Gov. Sonny Perdue's proposal to use lottery funds to replace general revenue funds for certain educational programs probably violates the state Constitution.
Baker sent a letter on Monday to the governor and legislative leaders stating his position.
The Long County Chamber of Commerce will have its STAR Student and Teacher recognition banquet Tuesday.
It will be at 6:30 p.m. in the Long County Senior Citizen Center as part of the Chamber's general monthly meeting.
For an ever-growing number of students across the country, every weekend is a three-day weekend — some educators say it’s even helping students learn more.
Classes might have just ended Friday at Lewis Frasier Middle School, but the students left something to grow on for the next school year.
With the leaps and bounds being made in technology, a robotic future isn’t too far out of reach, especially given the amount of jobs ripe to be replaced by computers.
ALBANY - Three area students have made the dean's list for the spring 2015 semester at Darton State College.
Walker Elementary School in Ludowici had its annual CHAMPS graduation for participating fifth-grade classes.
The 2015 senior class at Bradwell Institute walked onto Olvey Field on Saturday evening for the last time as high-school students.
SAVANNAH - The Armstrong Liberty Center, which serves as the Hinesville location for Armstrong State University, will offer a new master's degree in Professional Communication and Leadership starting in the fall.
A state university in California has decided that anthropology can be substituted for U.S. history, raising the ire of at least one history professor, who thinks something vital is lost in the exchange.
As Head Start commemorates its 50th anniversary this week, the news coverage has been dominated by participants and alumni of the preschool program for low-income families praising its effectiveness and value.
The Delaware House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted to support a testing opt out bill that is strongly opposed by the state's governor, Delaware Online reports.
The life of a schoolteacher isn’t easy. In fact, being a teacher might be the most stressful job in the world.
With the possible extinction of in-state tuition and rising costs of higher education, college affordability is becoming an even larger factor for students seeking degrees than ever before, especially for those who study out-of-state.
The future of this year's graduating class will be shaped by a past unique from that of any of their predecessors’ — the U.S. has been at war for the majority of their lives.
A star student from Memphis, Tennessee, who was accepted to all eight of America's prestigious Ivy League schools has said not and is headed south to the academically humble-if-football-proud, University of Alabama instead.
2014-15 truly was a banner year for the Marne Community & Spouses' Club, and several high-achieving students in military families will reap the benefits.