ATLANTA -- Georgia college students will pay more fees and employees will shell out hundreds more dollars for health care under stopgap budget measures passed by the state Board of Regents on Wednesday.
With little discussion, the board hurriedly approved the increases to help fill a $186 million hole created by state budget cuts. The university system already cut 6 percent, or $136 million, from this year's budget in October, but now the board is cutting another 2 percent, or $46 million, in anticipation of further reductions from the state.
You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen, Comet and Cupid, Donner, and Blitzen. But do you recall Jack Sprat, who ate no fat; his wife who ate no lean?
ATLANTA - The head of Georgia's Senate Higher Education Committee is proposing a merger of two historically black colleges with other schools to save money.
Rezoning, joint-education plans with Fort Stewart, and a decision on the recommended millage rate were among the items on the agenda at the Liberty County Board of Education monthly meeting on Nov. 18.
As Liberty County's two public high schools wrap up their first full semester since a uniform policy was instituted, the new clothing guidelines are receiving mixed reviews.
Chris Teel refused to be another statistic.
Bruce Grube has announced that he is stepping down as president of Georgia Southern University effective June 30, 2009.
Lewis Frasier Middle School students of the Month were treated to lunch at Wendy's on Oct. 31.
Lewis Frasier Middle School recently honored students in classes that had the most Accelerated Reading points in the first nine weeks of the school year.
Long County High School recently was recognized as a regional winner of the Governor's Cup by Gov. Sonny Perdue.
Coastal Electric Cooperative and its Foundation awarded eight Bright Ideas grants totaling $12,837 to Liberty County school teachers on Friday, Oct. 24th. The winners were greeted in their classrooms with a visit from the Bright Ideas Prize Patrol, who came with balloons, a presentation check, and gifts.
On Wednesday, Dr. Judy Scherer, superintendent of Liberty County Schools, met with other area educators from Savannah Technical College to solidify a partnership to bring a charter school called the College and Career Academy to Liberty County.
BUCHANAN - Another Georgia school district is facing accreditation problems.
The head of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools says the organization has voted to place the Haralson County schools in west Georgia on probation.
Liberty County's ambassador to medical academia is nearing the end of his first semester at the Medical College of Georgia and apparently not wasting his time, nor school resources.
Technical College System of Georgia Commissioner Ron Jackson Friday appointed Dr. Kathy Love as the new president of Savannah Technical College. She begins the new position on Jan. 1.
Tom Boasberg had his work cut out for him.
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.
Thomas Jefferson was no stranger to the benefits of education.
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.
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.
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. - Tractor Supply Company has announced the third annual Growing Scholars program in partnership with the National FFA Foundation.
Students listed on the most recent honor roll at Joseph Martin Elementary School include
Students in Liberty County participated in the ninth annual Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl on Friday, Jan. 23.
The Liberty County School System hosted its first resource fair for individuals with disabilities Saturday.
Nicholas Wyman's parents pushed him to go to college, but all he wanted to do at the time was learn to cook.
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.
A new report from the Modern Language Association shows a dramatic decrease in the number of college students enrolled in foreign language classes.
Students listed on the most recent honor roll at Lewis Frasier Middle School include:
Students listed on the most recent honor roll at Liberty County High School included:
While the numbers of rebels appear to be small, pockets of intense opposition to the new Common Core testing set to begin next month are percolating.