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No Child Left Behind fix lagging

The long-awaited overhaul of the 9-year-old No Child Left Behind law has begun in the House with the first in a series of targeted bills, but a bipartisan, comprehensive reform of the nation's most important education law still appears far from the finish line.

May 22, 2011 | By Chris Williams and Christine Armario Associated Press writers | Education


Students tout media projects

On Monday and Tuesday evening, Liberty County School System students and parents celebrated the ranking of more than 80 media festival projects that were rated superior last month at the Georgia Student Media Festival.

May 20, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Long Co. grads bid farewell

There were 111 seniors who flipped their tassels May 13 at Long County High School's graduation ceremony.

May 20, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


Junior Beta Club inducts members

Walker Middle School recently inducted new members into its Junior Beta Club, bringing the membership total to 84. Students must maintain a 4.0 grade point average all year to be invited to join the club, which participates in local and national community-service projects. This school year, WMS's Junior Beta Club took part in a highway cleanup, Relay for Life, book drives, food drives and the GACHIP (child identification program). Nationally, members participated in the Scholastic pajama drive and a service project to benefit Jerry's Kids.

May 18, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Button Gwinnett Elementary

Principal's List

May 18, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Graduation test scores up

Results of the 2011 Georgia High School Graduation Tests show student scores increased in all content areas where there is historical data - science, social studies and English language arts.

May 18, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Seven students arrested in school bus incident

Seven Snelson-Golden Middle School students - ages 11-14 - were arrested Friday for disorderly conduct on a bus ride home.

May 18, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


BI students lauded for hard work

Hugs. Laughter. Hoots and hollers. Smiles. Tears.

May 18, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Native having impact at college

Evelyn Rogers, a 2009 Liberty County High School graduate, currently is enrolled at Bennett College for Women in Greensboro, N.C.

May 17, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County HS honors seniors

Long County High School held its annual senior banquet Thursday.

May 17, 2011 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Students perform ‘Dance Mania’

On Friday, Lyman Hall Elementary fifth-grade students sang about surfing, dancing and a little thing called love during a production called "Dance Mania," a tribute to summer fun.

May 17, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Court throws out charter school law

ATLANTA - A Georgia law that cleared the way for a wave of new state-approved charter schools was struck down Monday by the state's divided top court in a landmark decision that has left thousands of students and parents under a cloud of uncertainty.

May 17, 2011 | By Greg Bluestein Associated Press writer | Education


Students bring history to life

Christopher Columbus, Rachael Ray, Harriet Tubman and even the Obamas visited the Liberty County Board of Education on Tuesday evening to pose for photos, give speeches and offer glimpses of history to visitors who wandered through the massive lobby.

May 14, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


LES principal goes pink for pigs

Ever since Chris Anderson took over as principal at Liberty Elementary School, students actively have raised funds for the American Diabetes Association's Kiss-A-Pig campaign. This year was no different as the school raised $5,000 -all thanks to the staff, students, parents and Anderson's ability to be a good sport.

May 13, 2011 | Patty Leon | Education


BoE OKs Olvey Field renovations

On Tuesday evening, the Liberty County Board of Education voted to continue with the complete makeover of Bradwell Institute's Olvey Field.

May 13, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Mason Lodge names teacher of year

Hinesville Masonic Lodge 271 recently selected Mercedes Colon-Renta as its 2017 Teacher of the Year.

May 22, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Summit for educators on students' health

The Coastal Health District Chronic Disease Prevention Program will host a School Health Summit from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 31, at ...

May 20, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Lawmaker hears from MMS students

In honor of Earth Day 2017 last month, Debra-Lee Adams' third and fifth period English language arts classes at Midway Middle School completed a variety ...

May 18, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long BoE sees progress on school construction

The Long County Board of Education got an update on construction of the district's new school at their monthly meeting on May 8.

May 17, 2017 | By Justin Hall Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


State media fest judged here

More than 600 K-12 media projects from students across the state were judged in Liberty County April 28 for the Georgia Student Media Festival.

May 16, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


BoE adopts $101M tentative budget, rewords Spandex ban

The Liberty County Board of Education voted 4 to 3 to move forward with a tentative fiscal 2018 budget of $101.9 million.

May 16, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


LCHS grad earns degree, others get honors

Tiara Louise Howard, a 2012 graduate of Liberty County High School recently graduated from Morris College of Sumter, SC.

May 15, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


NAACP addresses controversy

Members of the NAACP attended the Liberty County Board of Education meeting Tuesday.

May 15, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Education


Vote correction: BoE hires new principal for Bradwell

The Liberty County Board of Education hired a new principal for Bradwell Institute Tuesday.

May 12, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Education


High school student artists take center stage

There are a lot of artistic students in Liberty County, and their work was on display during Liberty County High School's and Bradwell Institute ...

May 12, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Look ma, no gas pedal: Students build electric car

The wheels were turning on Saturday - literally - as students from First Presbyterian Christian Academy showcased a working electric vehicle they built as part of Holly ...

May 11, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County HS spotlights student art

Long County High School recently had its third annual High School Art Show. Parents, faculty, students and community were encouraged to look at the students ...

May 09, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


State budget includes $22M for new health building at ASU

SAVANNAH - Gov. Nathan Deal Monday signed the state's fiscal year 2018 budget, which includes $22 million in funding to build a health professions building ...

May 04, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Schools host movie night before tests

Smiley and Walker elementary schools recently hosted their first Community Movie Night at Veterans Stadium in Ludowici.

May 04, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


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