ATLANTA (AP) _ Georgia's fourth and eighth graders have nearly caught up with the nation in reading but still lag in mathematics, national test results released Tuesday show.
The state Board of Education's new set of graduation requirements is aimed at assuring Georgia's students graduate high school college and work ready.
The Future Business Leaders of America officer team from Bradwell Institute recently participated in the Building and Achieving Success in Chapters training program at the FFA/FCCLA Center in Covington.
Typically, children want the top bunk when they spend the night with a friend, and most also like to play in tree houses.
Dwindling graduation rates, alarming dropout trends, gang activity and student malnutrition mainly account for Liberty's scholastic slump, however, school officials are working on strategies to mend these pitfalls.
"Ask and ye shall receive." That is the lesson God has instructed Dr. Michael and Audrey Guido of Metter to employ throughout their lives of service and Christian evangelism all over the world. Ask and ye shall, indeed, receive. Starting with only $100 in their pockets and vowing to never ask for money or try to sell anything, answered prayers and faith in God's promises have built the Guidos' start-up association into a worldwide ministry ...
Winners of the Get Busy Reading summer reading program recently stopped by the Courier to pick up their prizes.
The machine gun assault 63 years ago on the 3rd Infantry Division's 30th Infantry, Company K had stopped the troops' advance and left five soldiers dead when Pfc. Patrick L. Kessler made a rash decision.
The Liberty County Board of Education is moving to join 110 other school boards in Georgia in documenting that it meets standards set by the school board association.
Two of Liberty County's elementary schools had open houses this week and the rest have scheduled them during the remainder of the month.
Schools across the county are sending progress reports home today showing students' progress.
Bradwell Institute Band Boosters have started a fund raising campaign to buy new band uniforms
The committee for the Henry "Hank" White Memorial Scholarship fund recently announced the 2007 recipients of seven $1,000 scholarships.
Superintendent of Schools Kathy Cox is accepting applications for her 2007-2008 Student Advisory Council.
GED tests will be given in Jesup at the Scott Polytechnical Center, Room 434, from 5-9 p.m. Sept. 10-11.
MILLEDGEVILLE - Rebecca Woods of Midway has earned a master's of arts in teaching in secondary teacher education from Georgia College and State University.
First grade: Aiden Dover
Three area teens are among 670 college and high-school students who will receive $1,500 scholarships through the 2013 Scholarships for Military Children Program.
World Heritage Student Exchange Program seeks local host families for high-school students from more than 30 countries, including Spain, Germany, Thailand, Denmark, Portugal, South Korea, Italy, France, Norway and more.
With less than two weeks to make a decision, the Liberty County Board of Education has named three finalists for superintendent, according to Chairwoman Lily Baker.
Button Gwinnett Elementary School recently released its final honor roll for the 2012-13 school year:
Lyman Hall Elementary School recently released its final honor roll for the 2012-13 school year:
Taylors Creek Elementary recently released its final honor roll for the 2012-13 school year.
HOUSTON COUNTY - The Georgia Public Library Service and the state's Path2College 529 Plan once again are partnering on the summer reading program and its summer reading program sweepstakes, which will award a child with a $5,529 college-savings contribution.
Liberty College and Career Academy CEO Tom Alexander pitches the charter school as "not your daddy's trade school," and about 70 middle-school students can say they participated last week in something that's "not your mama's summer camp."
Recent Bradwell Institute graduate Ayonna James has been named a Comcast Leader and Achiever. James will receive a $1,000 scholarship for college. The Comcast program provides one-time $1,000 scholarships to students who strive to recognize their potential, are catalysts for positive change in their communities, are involved in their schools and who serve as models for their fellow students.
Armstrong Atlantic State University's college of education will host a "Become a Teacher" information session from 6-7 p.m. June 18 at the Armstrong Center, 13040 Abercorn St. in Savannah.
The fall and spring regional stock-market game winners from Lewis Frasier Middle School attended the Georgia Council of Economic Education Stock Market Luncheon on May 7 in Atlanta.
Altamaha Technical College recognized eight students from Liberty County during the spring 2013 semester.
During the summer, the Liberty Elementary School media center will open from 10 a.m.-noon June 5 and 19 and July 17, and Midway Middle's media center will open from 10 a.m.-noon June 12 and 26 and July 10 and 24.