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CRCT on the brain

"The passage says he was nervous," Victoria Peterson tells her third grade class Wednesday. "We talked about this word, class. How many of you are still nervous about taking the test?"

April 10, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Education


Students hear of perils to sea

Sixth- and seventh-grade students at Midway Middle School represented Georgia and welcomed Dr. David E. Guggenheim to the school Friday, March 13.

April 10, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI students sing in All-State Chorus

Nine Bradwell Institute Chorus students passed performance auditions in singing and sight-reading and were selected to perform in the 2009 Georgia All-State Chorus.

April 10, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Leadership Liberty summit over pet rocks

What is a Pet Rock?

April 10, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI literary team wins third

A Bradwell Institute team placed third in the 2008-2009 GHSA Literary Meet for class AAAAA.

April 10, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Fling brings students, parents to MMS at night

The gym at Midway Middle School was bustling with activity on March 20 as approximately 300 people participated in the "Spring Fling Curriculum Night."

April 08, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long Co. H.S. has freshman orientation

LUDOWICI - Recently Long County High School had orientation for next year's freshman class.

April 08, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Library having poster contest for book festival

Live Oak Public Libraries is accepting entries for the Savannah Children's Book Festival poster contest through April 30. The theme of the posters should be books, reading or libraries.

April 06, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long residents read to students, discuss jobs

LUDOWICI - Recently, the media center at Smiley Elementary School celebrated reading and honored Dr. Seuss with their Read Across America celebration.

April 06, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


HOPE for military students may be on way

Financial relief could be coming for military dependents planning to attend college in the near future, if legislation concerning the HOPE scholarship is signed into to law.

April 06, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Education


Eighth grader orientation at LCHS

Liberty County High School will have an Eighth Grade Parent Night, orientation and school tour from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, in the cafeteria.

April 03, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI has freshman fair

Bradwell Institute hosted a freshman fair Feb. 19 for up coming ninth graders.

April 03, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Chili brings parents to school

Frank Long Elementary's annual chili cook-off was a spicy success.

April 03, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


State educators visit Liberty Pre-K Center

The Liberty County Pre-K Center had visitors from the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning on campus recently. Pre-K Commissioner Mary Mazarky, Regional Program Manager Monica Warren and Pre-K consultant Kathy McCollister toured the facility and spent time in classrooms talking with students and teachers.

April 03, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Kingston to speak at UGA graduation

ATHENS (AP) - U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston will speak at the University of Georgia graduation ceremony next month.

UGA announced the spring commencement speakers Thursday. Kingston, a Republican from Savannah, graduated from UGA in 1978 with a degree in economics.

April 03, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


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Raising a reader: How parents can instill a love of the written word in kids

Keli Dean didn’t read much as a kid.

March 04, 2015 | Tiffany Gee Lewis Deseret Media Companies | Education


College is 'worth it' but majors matter

Unemployment rates are falling for most college majors, and the employment gap between college graduates and those with merely a high school diploma continues to make college a good, almost necessary bargain, says a new report using Census Bureau data.

March 04, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


No Child Left Behind faces long overdue rewrite

As the House gets set this week to pass a long-overdue revision of No Child Left Behind, President Obama is vowing to veto the new legislation if it makes it to his desk.

March 03, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Do superintendents matter?

Tom Boasberg had his work cut out for him.

March 02, 2015 | Mercedes White Deseret News | Education


Navigating the FAFSA is worth the effort for college aid

A mid-winter ritual is on millions of families’ calendars this month, and it wasn't about asking a large rodent named Phil for a weather forecast.

March 02, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret Media Companies | Education


In the words of Thomas Jefferson: Why education matters

Thomas Jefferson was no stranger to the benefits of education.

March 02, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Education


Smartphone app anonymity causes concerns on college campuses

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is considering banning the popular app, Yik Yak, on the grounds that it promotes hateful speech, reported Education News.

March 01, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


High school graduation rates jumping, but some groups still lag behind, data shows

American high school students are graduating at record levels, new numbers from the Department of Education reveal, and progress has been made closing the achievement gap among black and Latino youths. Last year, 81 percent of American high school students graduated, a record high.

February 26, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Tractor Supply holding scholarship program

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. - Tractor Supply Company has announced the third annual Growing Scholars program in partnership with the National FFA Foundation.

February 26, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor Roll: Joseph Martin Elementary

Students listed on the most recent honor roll at Joseph Martin Elementary School include

February 25, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl held

Students in Liberty County participated in the ninth annual Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl on Friday, Jan. 23.

February 25, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


LCSS holds resource fair for exceptional families

The Liberty County School System hosted its first resource fair for individuals with disabilities Saturday.

February 25, 2015 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


College is not for everyone

Nicholas Wyman's parents pushed him to go to college, but all he wanted to do at the time was learn to cook.

February 25, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


American millennials rank low on global skills test

A recent study from the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies found American young adults lagging behind their international peers in literacy, numeracy and problem-solving skills, according to U.S. News & World Report.

February 24, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


Fewer college students are taking foreign language courses, report shows

A new report from the Modern Language Association shows a dramatic decrease in the number of college students enrolled in foreign language classes.

February 23, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


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