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MMS honors students for citizenship

Midway Middle School recently named its Students of the Month for March based on citizenship.

April 08, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


School raises money for basketball team

LUDOWICI -- The Walker Middle School basketball C-team recently had two fundraisers to raise money to buy uniforms and equipment.

April 04, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Bradwell students celebrate music

As part of Music in Our Schools Month, the Bradwell Institute Music Department performed a concert on March 13 in the school's commons area.

April 02, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Education


LCHS presents drama

Drama students at Liberty County High School will present "Once Upon a Mattress," at 8 p.m. on March 28 and 29 and at 2 p.m. on March 30.

April 02, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Schools coping with special ed teacher shortage

The national shortage of special education teachers has not fazed Jeanine Robinson's 26-year career.

April 02, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Education


LFMS takes second at regional tournament

A little, balsa wood tee that held a golf ball and 40 pounds of other weights has earned a team from Lewis Frasier Middle School a berth in a state competition.

April 01, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long high school holds science lock in

LUDOWICI --Long County High School had a lock-in for 11th grade class on March 14 to help them prepare for the upcoming High School Graduation Test.

April 01, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Long BoE covers several issues

LUDOWICI -- Superintendent Dr. Edwin Pope reported at the March Long County School Board meeting that the BoE design team had met with architect Craig Shillinger of Southern A & E to discuss the preliminary plans for the new school.

April 01, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Church help youth attend leadership program

Faith Temple is hosting a fundraising BBQ/yard sale for Jasean Smith on Saturday, March 29, across from King and Son's Funeral Home in Glennville.

April 01, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


STC names GOAL winner

SAVANNAH – Patricia O'Day, a practical nursing student at Savannah Technical College has been named as the school's winner of Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership.

April 01, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students learn of world economic summit

April 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Going green is elementary

RICEBORO - Hampton Island Preserve, a private, upscale housing development off the coast here, helped teach graders from Savannah Country Day School where the food they eat comes from, the importance of healthy eating and a little about the ecosystem of the Georgia coastal area.

March 29, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


High schools earn AP honors

Both Bradwell and Liberty high schools recently climbed another rung on the ladder of success by becoming AP Access and Support Schools on the 2008 AP Honor Schools List.

March 29, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Education


Students document local history

Fourth and fifth grade students at Waldo Pafford Elementary School interviewed Hinesville's African-American trailblazers during Black History Month.

March 28, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Student hopes for fashion scholarship

ATLANTA -- The Art Institute of Atlanta has announced that the four finalists in its second annual Fashion Your Future Scholarship Competition include a Midway woman.

March 27, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


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Walking the line

Just outside the track at Bradwell Institute, near the bleachers, sat two cars that collided into each other. Among the shattered glass and bent metal was a driver under the influence in one vehicle and, in the other, victims of the accident.

March 30, 2015 | By Tiffany King | Education


Test anxiety: How cold feet are ruining your grades

Hours of study and preparation seem to go out the window every time Katie Fisher sits down to take an exam.

March 29, 2015 | Mercedes White Deseret News | Education


Arkansas becomes the first state to mandate computer science offerings

Next school year, Arkansas will become the first state to require all public high schools and charter schools to offer classes in computer science, courtesy of a bill signed into law last month by Gov. Asa Hutchinson, reports Wired.

March 29, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


Don't snooze, you lose: how inadequate sleep holds students back

Sleep deprivation and college have gone hand-in-hand for decades. Pulling all-nighters, socializing, part-time jobs all combine to make sleep an inconvenience rather than a necessity.

March 27, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


Are student-athletes being cheated out of an education?

As March Madness ignites Americans' yearly obsession with college basketball games and broken brackets, a new book is calling attention to a different kind of madness: the systemic academic fraud at the center of college sports.

March 26, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Education


Mayor essay contest open to sixth-graders

The city of Hinesville invites all sixth-grade students in Liberty County to participate in the "If I Were Mayor, I Would . . ." essay contest.

March 25, 2015 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Education


Long PTO donates $7K to Smiley

The Long County Parent Teacher Organization recently presented a check for $7,000 to Smiley Elementary School Principal David Edwards during the group's meeting at SES.

March 25, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


Liberty FFA team places in Area 6 event

Five Liberty County High School FFA members recently competed in Area 6 career-development events at Ware County High School in Waycross

March 25, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Sweet Briar College professors unanimously oppose school closing

When Sweet Briar College, a women's liberal arts school in rural Virginia, announced earlier this month that it was closing, many observers were surprised, as the college is still sitting on a sizable $85 million endowment.

March 25, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Special-needs policies can be a tug-of-war for parents, teachers and administrators

Benay Josselson’s 7 1/2-year-old son, whom she describes as “high-functioning on the autistic spectrum,” is allowed to take breaks during class and, in certain classes, to use so-called fidget toys to help him focus. But in other classes at the Rockland County, New York, Jewish day school, teachers who find the "fidgets" distracting don't permit them.

March 24, 2015 | Menachem Wecker Deseret News | Education


Robot allows online teachers more personal connection with students

The Nexus Academy of Columbus is using robots to connect remote teachers from around the country with students at the school in Columbus, Ohio, according to Education News.

March 23, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


Rash of suicides leads MIT to rethink student pressure

After a rash of suicides the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, including four in the past year and two in the last month, the school has announced plans to lighten workloads and offer better social support.

March 23, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Rash of suicides for MIT to rethink student pressure

After a rash of suicides the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, including four in the past year and two in the last month, the school has announced plans to lighten workloads and offer better social support.

March 23, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Reading is much more decoding than letter and words

Daniel Willingham is a cognitive psychologist at the University of Virginia with a background in neuroscience who now focuses on education. He wrote a widely acclaimed 2010 book titled, “Why Don't Students Like School?” His new book, “Raising Kids Who Read,” off the presses this month, is an accessible hands-on guide for parents who want to help kids become avid readers at home and school. This interview has been edited for length and clarity.

March 22, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


NYC mayor says no to plan to seize failing schools

The Democrat's internecine battle over education reform is ratcheting up in New York, as New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo continue to spar over how to reform the city's failing schools.

March 20, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


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