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Senator works for school choice vouchers

After successfully pushing through a measure to give vouchers to parents of special needs students last year, Georgia Sen. Eric Johnson (R-Savannah) is continuing his campaign to make vouchers a permanent fixture in the state's education system.

March 07, 2008 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Education


Students seeking FBLA's highest awards

Bradwell Institute FBLA members flew to Birmingham, Ala., for the National FBLA Fall Leadership Conference in November.

March 05, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


FBLA student attend leadership conference

Bradwell Institute Future Business Leaders of America attended the Georgia Fall Leadership Conference in Athens.

March 05, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


FBLA students place at region competition

March 05, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Rotary names speech contest winners

At the Hinesville Rotary Club's meeting on Feb. 12, six Interact Club students from Liberty County High School, Bradwell Institute, and First Presbyterian Christian Academy participated in Rotary's high school speech contest. Stephanie Castillo (center) from BI placed first, Brandon Stafford (left) from FPCA placed second and Rebecca Woods from LCHS placed third. Castillo and Stafford will participate at a competition in Douglas on March 29. Winners of that competition will compete at Rotary's District Conference in Macon on April 19. Darius Booker from BI, Wesley Herr from LCHS, and Timothy Ashmen from FPCA also participated in ...

March 04, 2008 | By Emily Peterson Staff Writer | Education


ABAC scholarship deadline March 1

TIFTON -- The deadline for submitting applications for scholarships at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College is March 1. Students interested in scholarships for 2008-09 should apply by March 1 to the office of academic affairs.

March 01, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Local readers earn state berths

Two of the three teams that represented Liberty County schools in last weekend's regional reading bowl have earned slots in the state competition.

March 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


4-H'ers receive district honors

March 01, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


MMS media festival winners

March 01, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


AASU hosts career fair Feb. 28

SAVANNAH -- Armstrong Atlantic State University will host a career fair on Thursday, Feb. 28, from noon to 4 p.m. in the Student Recreation Center, on the AASU campus, 11935 Abercorn Street.

February 27, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Needy Long county kids to get glasses

The Long County Board of Education approved a measure last week that will allow the parents of some needy kids to buy eyewear for their children at a low cost.

February 27, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Storyteller visits BGE

Storyteller Josie Bailey sparked the imagination of students at Button Gwinnett Elementary School Feb. 4 as she put her spin on popular folktales, first describing them to the children as "just tales that folk tell." Students listened and got in on the theatrics as Bailey enlisted volunteers to use varying props to help paint the mental picture.

February 27, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Education


WPE first graders do drama

First grade students at Waldo Pafford Elementary School sang a different version of the childhood song, "Old MacDonald" during an assembly Jan. 31 called 'E-I-E-I Oops!'

February 27, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Education


GSU hosts national youth-at-risk conference

STATESBORO -- Georgia Southern University will host more than 1,500 leaders from across the country during the 19th annual National Youth-At-Risk Conference March 2-5 at the Hyatt Regency in Savannah.

February 27, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


MMS announces students of the month

February 22, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


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BoE rejects new pay scale for principals

The Liberty County Board of Education voted against the adoption of a new pay scale for district principals at its monthly work session Tuesday morning.

September 26, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Public schools fight to keep teachers

Unfilled teaching jobs in Arizona are at a crisis level, AZ Central reports. There are over 527 job openings, resulting in crowded classrooms. One Phoenix-area district alone had 63 openings.

September 25, 2014 | By Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


GSU one of Newsweek's top business schools

STATESBORO - The Georgia Southern University College of Business Administration recently was named one of Newsweek's 12 Top Business Schools of 2014.

September 24, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


BGE named a 2014 Reward School

Button Gwinnett Elementary has been named to Georgia's 2014 Highest Progress School list, marking the second year in a row that the school has achieved the distinction.

September 24, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Long HS makes state's progress list

Long County High School has made the list as one of the highest-progress schools in the state.

September 20, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Exchange students bring culture to Liberty, Long

Anchalee Chinwitayakul and Anna Neumann may have been in the United States for only a month, but both already know their favorite American foods.

September 17, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Long County enrollment up again

Monday, the Long County Board of Education learned enrollment had increased this year by 94 this year.

September 17, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


BoE conducts self-assessment, discusses communication

The Liberty County Board of Education held two meetings Tuesday in addition to a press conference to address contract adjustments for Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee.

September 12, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


ASU breaks ground on new Liberty Center

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal - along with Armstrong State University President Dr. Linda Bleicken and other city, county and state officials - broke ground Wednesday at the site of Armstrong's future Liberty Center campus.

September 12, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


FPCA graduate wins Pioneer Club scholarship

Brooke Standard of Hinesville has been selected to receive the 2014 Lisa Peebles Memorial Scholarship, awarded by the local CenturyLink Pioneer Club.

September 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


HS work program praised by coordinator

Long County High School Work-Based Learning is going well this year, according to program coordinator Brian Thomas.

September 11, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Liberty student on Keep American Beautiful

STAMFORD, Conn. - Keep America Beautiful has selected Liberty County High School student Ciara Goodmanson as one of 10 high-school students from across the country to serve on KAB's third national Youth Advisory Council.

September 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


State's online school has open seats

Georgia Connections Academy, a free public virtual charter school open to students from every county of the state, has openings for students in grades 9-12.

September 10, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Gov. Deal, other officials break ground for Armstrong Liberty campus

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal, along with Armstrong President Linda Bleicken and other military leaders, city officials and state legislators, broke ground Wednesday at the site of the new Armstrong Liberty Center, slated to open in summer 2015.

September 10, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Schools earn math, science grant

The Liberty County School System received notification Aug. 21 that its Math and Science Partnership program proposal has been approved by the Georgia Department of Education.

September 10, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


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