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FPCA students showcase talents

Five students from First Presbyterian Christian Academy were selected to participate in the recent GISA All-Select band and chorus.

November 11, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


TC students recreate Native American structures

Students in Adriana Poole's fourth grade social studies class at Taylors Creek Elementary constructed Native American shelters upon completion of their unit of study on Native Americans.

November 06, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Bradwell Skills club helps clean old school

Bradwell Institute's chapter of Skills USA volunteered to help clean up and restore the old Dorchester school on Saturday, Oct. 24.

November 06, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


MMS students collect food for Manna House

November 06, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Accreditation panel visits Long schools

The Long County school system went through its Southern Accreditation of Colleges and Schools review Oct. 26-28, and, according to Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters, the system did well.

November 06, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Joseph Martin raises $2,700 for UW

Joseph Martin Elementary School's staff and students got excited about collecting money for annual United Way campaign this school year.

November 04, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Hispanics showcase culture at Bradwell

November 04, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students rebuild Plymouth Colony

The third grade students in Debra Crowley and Carol Hough's gifted classes recently creating 3D models of Pilgrim homes.

November 04, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Educator heads state career panel

Mary Edwards, LCSS transition coordinator for Liberty County Schools, has been elected president of the Division on Career Development and Transition, a special interest division of the Council for Exceptional Children in Georgia.

October 28, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Family shares native heritage with 4th graders

Fourth grade students at Waldo Pafford Elementary School got a special treat and glimpse into the traditions of the Navajo/Zuni tribes thanks to the Wheeler family on Sept. 29.

October 28, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


MMS names October's top students

Midway Middle School's students of the month for October were, from left, in back, Kevin O'Neil, Sarah Wright, Alischa Kelly, Cortney Welch, Sharabia Dobbins and Patrice Roberts; in front, Braxton Lee, Carrigan Miller, Sandra Scott and Zakkiyah Shareef.

October 28, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Tech schools report record enrollments

ATLANTA (AP) - Enrollment has skyrocketed at Georgia's technical colleges since last year, hitting record highs.

October 28, 2009 | Associated Press | Education


Long County bookmobile route ends

BRUNSWICK - The regional bookmobile, operated by the Brunswick-based Three Rivers Regional Library System, will officially end its services Nov. 1, after 60 years of service.

October 26, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


B-P consolidation axes campus here

Brewton-Parker College will close its Liberty County campus at the close of the 2009 fall semester.

October 23, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Education


Potatoes help students in class

Fifth-graders at Taylors Creek Elementary have been planting grass on potatoes.

October 21, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Nearly every college student in America has this addiction

Today’s college students simply can’t live without texting.

April 18, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Education


Liberty County High students see the effects of DUI and distracted driving

Prom-goers from Liberty County High School attended Prom Promise earlier today.

April 16, 2015 | Tiffany King | Education


Don't blame your child for not being motivated at school

Don’t blame your children for not being motivated in the classroom — they may not have much of a say.

April 16, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Education


Virginia tops in sending kids to jail, new report says

Virginia tops the nation in how often it refers kids to the justice system, according to a new report by The Center for Public Integrity.

April 15, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Long schools reaccredited for five years

The Long County Board of Education on Monday learned that the school system has been reaccredited for five years.

April 15, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Global teaching award winner urges students to look to private sector, shun Common Core

Nancie Atwell won the first Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize award for being an ultra-exceptional teacher, the “Nobel Prize for teaching." She's donating her $1 million award to her school, a private school she founded specifically to develop innovations in teaching excellence, the BBC reports.

April 15, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Biden wants community colleges to be free, while Arizona cuts them loose

The "most flexible" institutions in American higher learning should be as automatic as high school, Vice President Joe Biden said in the White House Weekly Address this past weekend.

April 15, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Global teaching award winner urges students to look to private sector, shun Common Core

Nancie Atwell won the first Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize award for being an ultra-exceptional teacher, the “Nobel Prize for teaching." She's donating her $1 million award to her school, a private school she founded specifically to develop innovations in teaching excellence, the BBC reports.

April 15, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Biden wants community college to be free, while Arizona cuts them loose

The "most flexible" institutions in American higher learning should be as automatic as high school, Vice President Joe Biden said in the White House Weekly Address this past weekend.

April 14, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


This video shows Common Core math is a lot like baking a cake

American parents want to help their children with Common Core math homework, but they just don't fully understand how to.

April 14, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Education


College degree does little to resolve income inequality, study says

A recent study published by the Hamilton Project, an economic research project, found that while education can propel Americans from the lower class to the middle class, there is little evidence education reduces the gap between the middle class and the wealthiest citizens, reported Education News.

April 13, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


Atlanta testing scandal may be the tip of the iceberg, critics say

It's perhaps inevitable, after 11 of 12 teachers charged in the Atlanta test cheating scandal were convicted, that the scandal would serve as a Rorschach test for opponents and defenders of high-stakes standardized testing.

April 13, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Hinesville's Week of the Young Child celebration is set

Hinesville will honor local educators and day-care providers for National Week of the Young Child, which begins Sunday and runs through Saturday.

April 11, 2015 | Tiffany King | Education


Students earn academic honors

Mary E. Wilson, daughter of Samuel and Dwinda Wilson of Walthourville, was inducted into Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society for First Year Students at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University on March 29. Mary is a 2014 graduate of Liberty County High School, where she served as president of the National Honor Society. Mary is a computer-engineering major at North Carolina A&T in Greensboro.

April 09, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Georgia above average on AP exams

More Georgia students than ever are passing Advanced Placement exams during high school, according to data released last month.

April 09, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


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