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No injuries as two buses collide at Liberty Elementary

Emergency crews were called to Liberty Elementary School in Midway on Monday after two school buses clipped each other on their way out of the parking lot after dismissal.

August 24, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


Joseph Martin starts year with math night

The first week of the new Liberty County school year came to a close Aug. 12. Joseph Martin Elementary marked the occasion by hosting a family math night, which drew more than 50 parents and students.

August 24, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Georgia ACT scores run flat

ATLANTA - Georgia's performance on the ACT college-entrance exam was flat this year as the number of students taking the test rose.

August 18, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


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


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BI FBLA fundraiser for hurricane victims

Bradwell Institute's Future Business Leaders of America club is raising money for hurricane victims in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands.

October 21, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Schools host family fun, community event

Regency Apartments in Hinesville was filled with the sounds of music, fun and the smell of food Oct. 8 during Family Fun Fest hosted by ...

October 18, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Lewis Frasier students become REACH Scholars

Two eighth-grade Lewis Frasier Middle School students have joined the Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen program, also known as REACH, and promised to graduate from ...

October 16, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Students won't have to make up missed days

Liberty County students will not have to make up any missed days due to the August eclipse and Hurricane Irma.

October 15, 2017 | Tiffany King Coastal Courier | Education


National School Bus Safety Week Focuses on Student Safety

The Liberty County School System supports this year's National School Bus Safety Week, October 16-20, 2017, and its important message to encourage motorists to ...

October 14, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


JME Fall Festival Friday

Joseph Martin Elementary School will host its Family Fun Festival Friday Oct. 20 at the school.

October 14, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


LCHS Agriculture Program/FFA Chapter Earned Industry Certification in Area of Horticulture

Liberty County High School Agriculture Program/FFA Chapter recently earned the title of being Industry Certified in the area of Horticulture.

October 14, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


"Helping Houston" campaign at Lewis Frasier

Lewis Frasier Middle School is collecting items to be donated to a middle school in Houston, Texas, affected by Hurricane Harvey.

October 14, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Probe College Fair brings school reps to students

Representatives from colleges and universities from across the state will be on hand to talk to Bradwell Institute students as part of the Probe College ...

October 14, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Education


Academic honors

Two on Georgia State lists

October 13, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Riceboro churches start after-school program

Riceboro community churches will start an after-school program for students in kindergarten through 12th grade on Oct. 16.

October 13, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Dance set for middle schoolers on Oct. 27

Two Bradwell Institute's alumni are organizing a dance for middle school students for Oct. 27.

October 12, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Meeting set for House subcommittee

The House Education Subcommittee on School Redesign, chaired by state Rep. Valencia Stovall, D-Forest Park, will hold its next meeting from 5-7 p.m. Oct ...

October 12, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Education


No make-up days for school system

Liberty County students will not have to make up any missed days due to the Aug. 21 eclipse and Hurricane Irma Sept. 8-13.

October 11, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Armstrong earns designation in cyber forensics excellence

Armstrong State University has been designated as a National Center of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence by the U.S. Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center ...

October 10, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Education


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