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GED tests in Jesup

The GED test will be given at Altamaha Technical College's Jesup campus on Monday-Monday, April 7-8, from 5-9 p.m.

April 12, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Bradwell's music touches audience

On March 13, Bradwell Institute presented an annual Music in our Schools Month concert.

April 10, 2008 | By Terry Satterfield Special to the Courier | Education


Library sets programs for April

April 2008

April 10, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


LFMS celebrates Music in our Schools Month

April 09, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Education


Talk show host acknowledges schools here

School social worker Yolanda Sharpe received a treat last week when Tom Joyner, from the nationally syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Radio Show, called her in response to a letter she wrote on behalf of some Liberty County students.

April 09, 2008 | By Demeré Sikes LCSS Public Relations Facilitator | Education


MMS rallies students with 'March Madness'

Midway Middle School is prepping students for the upcoming CRCT standardized test in a month long celebration called March Madness.

April 08, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Dog brings safety message to students

On March 6 the Utilities Protection Center of Georgia's mascot, Digger Dog, met with students in second and third grades at Waldo Pafford Elementary School to encourage them to "call before you dig."

April 08, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Speaker motivates students

Liberty County High School juniors got a treat March 14 when motivational speaker Keith L. Brown spoke to their class, along with faculty and staff.

April 08, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI singers perform in state competition

Six members of the Bradwell Institute Chorus were selected to sing in the 2008 Georgia All-State Chorus. Students from all over the state auditioned, and those who passed the auditions performed to standing-room-only crowds at the Savannah Civic Center on Feb. 23. The BI choral director is Amanda Durden.

April 08, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Forum on education in Georgia

Are you interested in learning more about public education in Georgia? Do you have suggestions that may help Georgia improve student achievement?

April 08, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


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


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Articles by Section - Education


Nearly every college student in America has this addiction

Today’s college students simply can’t live without texting.

April 18, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Education


Liberty County High students see the effects of DUI and distracted driving

Prom-goers from Liberty County High School attended Prom Promise earlier today.

April 16, 2015 | Tiffany King | Education


Don't blame your child for not being motivated at school

Don’t blame your children for not being motivated in the classroom — they may not have much of a say.

April 16, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Education


Virginia tops in sending kids to jail, new report says

Virginia tops the nation in how often it refers kids to the justice system, according to a new report by The Center for Public Integrity.

April 15, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Long schools reaccredited for five years

The Long County Board of Education on Monday learned that the school system has been reaccredited for five years.

April 15, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Global teaching award winner urges students to look to private sector, shun Common Core

Nancie Atwell won the first Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize award for being an ultra-exceptional teacher, the “Nobel Prize for teaching." She's donating her $1 million award to her school, a private school she founded specifically to develop innovations in teaching excellence, the BBC reports.

April 15, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Biden wants community colleges to be free, while Arizona cuts them loose

The "most flexible" institutions in American higher learning should be as automatic as high school, Vice President Joe Biden said in the White House Weekly Address this past weekend.

April 15, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Global teaching award winner urges students to look to private sector, shun Common Core

Nancie Atwell won the first Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize award for being an ultra-exceptional teacher, the “Nobel Prize for teaching." She's donating her $1 million award to her school, a private school she founded specifically to develop innovations in teaching excellence, the BBC reports.

April 15, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Biden wants community college to be free, while Arizona cuts them loose

The "most flexible" institutions in American higher learning should be as automatic as high school, Vice President Joe Biden said in the White House Weekly Address this past weekend.

April 14, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


This video shows Common Core math is a lot like baking a cake

American parents want to help their children with Common Core math homework, but they just don't fully understand how to.

April 14, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Education


College degree does little to resolve income inequality, study says

A recent study published by the Hamilton Project, an economic research project, found that while education can propel Americans from the lower class to the middle class, there is little evidence education reduces the gap between the middle class and the wealthiest citizens, reported Education News.

April 13, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


Atlanta testing scandal may be the tip of the iceberg, critics say

It's perhaps inevitable, after 11 of 12 teachers charged in the Atlanta test cheating scandal were convicted, that the scandal would serve as a Rorschach test for opponents and defenders of high-stakes standardized testing.

April 13, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Hinesville's Week of the Young Child celebration is set

Hinesville will honor local educators and day-care providers for National Week of the Young Child, which begins Sunday and runs through Saturday.

April 11, 2015 | Tiffany King | Education


Students earn academic honors

Mary E. Wilson, daughter of Samuel and Dwinda Wilson of Walthourville, was inducted into Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society for First Year Students at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University on March 29. Mary is a 2014 graduate of Liberty County High School, where she served as president of the National Honor Society. Mary is a computer-engineering major at North Carolina A&T in Greensboro.

April 09, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Georgia above average on AP exams

More Georgia students than ever are passing Advanced Placement exams during high school, according to data released last month.

April 09, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


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