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SSU's YESP camp accepting applicants

The Youth Entrepreneurship Summer Program (YESP) is still accepting applicants. The camp - open to rising sophomores, juniors and seniors - runs June 16-July 11, 8:30 a.m.-noon weekdays. To register or get more information, contact Keenya Mosley at 912-356-2836 or mosleyk@savstate.edu

July 03, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Eight Liberty County teens to graduate from National Guard Youth

Eight Liberty County teens are among more than 200 teens set to graduate from the National Guard sponsored Youth Challenge Academy at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 21 at the Macon City Auditorium.

July 03, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Education agencies partner to host policy forum

ATLANTA - The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education and the Georgia School Boards Association will hold a half-day session for area school board and state legislative candidates from 12:30-4:45 p.m. June 26 at Savannah Technical College. The Education Policy Forum is designed to provide future education decision makers with non-partisan, research-based information on which to develop positions.

July 03, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Local teen invited to presidential inauguration

Donnie Pulliam has been invited to attend the 2009 Presidential Inauguration conference in Washington, D.C. He will witness the inauguration, Oath of Office, attend the Inaugural Ball, and the Inaugural Address of the 44th president of the United States. He received a special invitation from the Junior National Youth Leadership Conference, which he attended last spring in Washington D.C. This summer, Donnie will attend the alumni conference in Boston, Mass. Donnie will be going to the eighth grade this fall at Midway Middle School. He is seeking sponsors to help with the expenses pertaining to his trip to ...

July 03, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Local makes merit list at Darton College

Jennifer A. Kendrick of Hinesville has made the merit list at Darton College for the spring 2008 semester.

July 03, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Local graduates from University of West GA

CARROLLTON - The University of West Georgia held Commencement Ceremonies for the spring semester May 10 on campus. Approximately 781 fall graduates earned degrees. Dr. Beheruz N. Sethna, UWG president, approved degrees for 607 undergraduates and 174 graduate students.

July 03, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


SSU to host workshop for adults interested in attending college

SAVANNAH - Did you know more than one-third of all Savannah State University students are adult learners? To meet the needs of this sizeable population, SSU will host a free workshop for adults interested in continuing or enhancing their education at the undergraduate or graduate level at 7 p.m. June 25, 2008 in the ballroom of the King-Frazier Student Center located on the SSU campus.

July 03, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Local educator is tops in nation

The Council of Administrators of Special Education has name Liberty County educator Dr. Jan La Boone outstanding special education administrator of the year for the entire United States.

July 02, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Junior Rangers June 17-21 at Fort Morris

Kids, 7-12 years old, are invited to put some fun into their summer with the2008 Junior Ranger Program at Fort Morris.

June 27, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Bachelor's in education now available from ABAC

TIFTON - Georgia Southwestern State University and Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College are doing their part to combat the teacher shortage in Georgia.

June 26, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Faith Baptist Christian Academy sends off 18 grads

Cale Ward, son of Craig and Patty Ward of Midway, was salutatorian of the 2008 graduating class at Faith Baptist Christian Academy.

June 26, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Valdosta State University announces Dean's ListValdosta State University announces Dean's List

The following area students have been named to the Spring 2008 Dean's List at Valdosta State University in Valdosta. To make the Dean's List, students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 and must have a semester grade point average of at least 3.66 with at least 10 hours of course work. Grade point averages are based on a 4.0 scale.

June 26, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Back to School Rally planning under way

Project Reach G.A.N.G. Inc.'s annual Back to School Rally is more than a month away, but organizers are spreading the word early, hoping to bring in an even larger crowd than normal.

June 25, 2008 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Education


Savannah State boasts $128M regional economic impact

SAVANNAH - Savannah State University's total impact on the local economy was approximately $128 million during the fiscal year 2007, according to a study conducted by the Selig Center for Economic Growth in the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business. The University System of Georgia's Intellectual Capital Partnership Program, an initiative of the Board of Regents' Office of Economic Development, commissioned the study.

June 24, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Savannah State boasts $128M regional economic impact

SAVANNAH - Savannah State University's total impact on the local economy was approximately $128 million during the fiscal year 2007, according to a study conducted by the Selig Center for Economic Growth in the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business. The University System of Georgia's Intellectual Capital Partnership Program, an initiative of the Board of Regents' Office of Economic Development, commissioned the study.

June 24, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


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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


Honor roll: Lewis Frasier Middle

Students listed on the most recent honor roll at Lewis Frasier Middle School include:

February 20, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Liberty County High School

Students listed on the most recent honor roll at Liberty County High School included:

February 19, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


As Common Core testing gears up, rebels move to opt out

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.

February 19, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Honor roll: Joseph Martin Elementary

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

February 18, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


SavTech picks adult student for honor

Brandon Matias has been chosen to represent Savannah Technical College at the Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education (EAGLE) Leadership Institute on March 16-18 in Atlanta.

February 18, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long Co. High may reorganize classes

Long County High School Principal Scotty Hattaway gave the Long County Board of Education information Thursday on possibly changing the number of classes taken daily by students.

February 18, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


LCSS exceeds state averages in all three CCRPI levels

The Georgia Department of Education recently released its College and Career Ready Performance Index scores based on data from the 2013-2014 school year. CCRPI, Georgia's statewide accountability system, was implemented in 2012. It measures individual schools and the district on a 100-point scale. This rating system is designed to help all stakeholders see how schools are performing.

February 17, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


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