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Youth summit on college preparation

Georgia Coastal Youth, Inc. will host its fourth annual, free youth summit Saturday to help middle-schoolers and high-schoolers prepare for college and its required entrance exams.

March 17, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Education


Teacher contract deadline delayed

ATLANTA - School districts in Georgia now have an extra month to decide how many teachers they will hire for next year.

Gov. Sonny Perdue signed into law Tuesday a bill that extends the deadline for educator contracts to May 15. The move is designed to give districts more flexibility as state lawmakers grapple with the state's sagging economy.

March 17, 2010 | Associated Press | Education


Youth Challenge cadet officers installed

Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas gave five Youth ChalleNGe Academy cadets their oath of office as student council officers on Feb. 26. Thomas participated in the family day ceremony that allows cadets to show their family, friends and mentors the difference YCA has made in their lives.

March 15, 2010 | By Krystal Britton Special to the Courier | Education


GSU students, staff protest budget cuts

People aren't happy at Georgia Southern University. From the administration to students, nobody wants state budget cuts at GSU - but how can they be avoided?

March 12, 2010 | By Jake Hallman Special to the Courier | Education


Savannah Tech hires, promotes employees

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College promoted two members of its administrative staff and welcomed two new employees in February.

March 12, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Bigger class size bill advances

ATLANTA - A bill giving Georgia school districts more flexibility amid the state's fiscal crisis has passed a key committee.

The legislation allows districts to increase class size by one student in kindergarten through fifth-grade and by two students in sixth-grade through high school through 2013. It also lifts state controls on how schools spend their funding - such as how much is spent on libraries or transportation.

March 11, 2010 | Associated Press | Education


Savannah Tech enrollment up 18%

SAVANNAH - Official enrollment numbers at Savannah Technical College for the 2010 winter quarter show an increase of 18.8 percent in total credit enrollment from the same quarter last year, marking the second consecutive quarter that enrollment has topped 5,000 and the largest-ever enrollment for winter quarter.

March 11, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


FCCLA students explore Capitol

March 10, 2010 | Special to Connect | Education


Ten Youth Challenge grads from Liberty

Ten Liberty County teenagers graduated from the Georgia National Guard's Youth Challenge Academy on March 6. They are: Alan J. Bacon, Malcolm Bearden, JaVontis D. Powell, Miguelangel N. Roberts and Marquis O. Heard, all of Hinesville; Demontre C. Cleary of Midway; Brandon L.Crowley of Fleming; Alvin L Houston III of Lauderhill; Brandon L. Kifer of Fort Stewart; and Justin A. Sanders of Allenhurst.

March 10, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Pact eases military students' transition

WASHINGTON - An interstate agreement is easing the school transition process for military children, many of whom will attend six to nine schools over the course of a parent's military career, an education official said.

March 08, 2010 | By Elaine Wilson American Forces Press Service | Education


VVA offering scholarship

The Vietnam Veterans of America, Liberty Chapter 789 is accepting applications until April 16 for its scholarship program . Two high school seniors will be chosen to receive $500 scholarships.

March 08, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Pre-school teacher gets FIRST incentive

Village Children's Learning Center teacher Latoya Green was honored at a Hinesville City Council meeting on March 4

March 08, 2010 | Staff report | Education


Finish your homework yet?

When Liberty County schools rolled out a new web-based grade recording system last fall, they made sure to implement a system that would encourage more parents to take an active role in following students' classroom progress.

March 05, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Education


School board lists March 18 meetings

The Liberty County School Board has set dates and times for the following upcoming events:

March 03, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Schools promote benefits of breakfasts

Liberty County School System is hosting "School Breakfast - Ready Set Go!" a campaign to introduce students to the importance of breakfast and demonstrate how eating a good breakfast prepares you for a busy day at school.

March 03, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Honor roll: Button Gwinnett Elementary

Button Gwinnett recently announced its third nine-weeks honor roll:

May 03, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Officials promote ESPLOST

Elected officials, county department heads and community leaders heard about the Educational Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax at breakfast Wednesday at the Liberty County ...

May 03, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Education


BI grad directs political organization in Louisiana

Urban Game Changers of Louisiana hired Bradwell Institute graduate Braylon Hyde as its state director effective March 1.

April 29, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor Roll: Lewis Frasier Middle School

Editor's note: The Courier prints public school honors that are provided by the schools as space permits.

April 28, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Fourteen 4-H’ers place in district competitions

Guinea pigs, healthy foods and economics were all topics presented by Liberty County 4-H'ers at the Cloverleaf District Project Achievement in Alma last month.

April 27, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Bradwell Institute student chosen to attend prestigious leadership program

Chris Schultz, a Bradwell Institute sophomore and co-leader of Student 2 Student, was one of 12 students chosen to attend the Military Child Education Coalition ...

April 26, 2016 | Tiffany King | Education


Liberty County BoE meetings to be videotaped

Liberty County Board of Education meetings will be videotaped for the public to watch.

April 26, 2016 | Tiffany King | Education


Honor roll: Liberty Elementary

Liberty Elementary School recently announced its third nine weeks honor roll:

April 25, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


‘Personalized learning’ coming to Liberty County schools

Liberty County School System classrooms will become more personal next school year.

April 24, 2016 | Jason Wermers | Education


Honor Rolls

Editor's note: The Courier prints public school honors that are provided by the schools as space permits.

April 22, 2016 | Staff Report | Education


Schools mark Month of the Military Child

The Liberty County School System is asking everyone, especially those in schools, to wear purple Friday as part of its month-long observance of April as ...

April 21, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Schools raising funds for REACH scholarships

The Liberty County School System is fundraising for the REACH Scholarship Program, according to Dr. Patti Crane, chief information officer.

April 21, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Bradwell prom comes home

For the first time in more than 20 years, Bradwell Insitute's juniors and seniors came together for prom at the school. On April 16 ...

April 21, 2016 | By Aubrey Buentipo Special to the Courier | Education


Prom Friday in Savannah for disabled

Xcel Strategies Inc. announces that the seventh annual Joy Prom will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday at Alee Temple, 100 Eisenhower Drive, Savannah.

April 20, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Bradwell Institute

Bradwell Institute recently announced its third nine-weeks honor roll:

April 18, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


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