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Georgia improves math, reading scores

ATLANTA (AP) _ Georgia's fourth and eighth graders have nearly caught up with the nation in reading but still lag in mathematics, national test results released Tuesday show.

October 10, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


State changing HS graduation requirements

The state Board of Education's new set of graduation requirements is aimed at assuring Georgia's students graduate high school college and work ready.

October 09, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Education


FBLA members complete BASIC

The Future Business Leaders of America officer team from Bradwell Institute recently participated in the Building and Achieving Success in Chapters training program at the FFA/FCCLA Center in Covington.

October 09, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Reading is lofty goal in kindergarten

Typically, children want the top bunk when they spend the night with a friend, and most also like to play in tree houses.

September 29, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


BoE head says schools' problems being addressed

Dwindling graduation rates, alarming dropout trends, gang activity and student malnutrition mainly account for Liberty's scholastic slump, however, school officials are working on strategies to mend these pitfalls.

September 27, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | Education


Brewton-Parker College establishes Guido School of Evangelism in Metter

"Ask and ye shall receive."

September 27, 2007 | By Kelly M. Arnold Special to the Courier | Education


Students win by reading over summer

Winners of the Get Busy Reading summer reading program recently stopped by the Courier to pick up their prizes.

September 25, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


School named for hero

The machine gun assault 63 years ago on the 3rd Infantry Division's 30th Infantry, Company K had stopped the troops' advance and left five soldiers dead when Pfc. Patrick L. Kessler made a rash decision.

September 25, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Education


BoE aims at state standards

The Liberty County Board of Education is moving to join 110 other school boards in Georgia in documenting that it meets standards set by the school board association.

September 25, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Education


BI Band Boosters want new uniforms

Bradwell Institute Band Boosters have started a fund raising campaign to buy new band uniforms

September 22, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Seven receive Hank White Scholarships

The committee for the Henry "Hank" White Memorial Scholarship fund recently announced the 2007 recipients of seven $1,000 scholarships.

September 22, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Schools set open houses

Two of Liberty County's elementary schools had open houses this week and the rest have scheduled them during the remainder of the month.

September 22, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Educators reporting smooth start to school year

Schools across the county are sending progress reports home today showing students' progress.

September 22, 2007 | By Alena Parker Intern | Education


State superintendent looking for student advisors

Superintendent of Schools Kathy Cox is accepting applications for her 2007-2008 Student Advisory Council.

September 19, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


GED tests given in Jesup

GED tests will be given in Jesup at the Scott Polytechnical Center, Room 434, from 5-9 p.m. Sept. 10-11.

September 19, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


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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


BoE explains superintendent's pay adjustment

The Liberty County Board of Education held a press conference Tuesday morning to address the recently-renegotiated contract for Superintendent of Schools Dr. Valya Lee.

September 10, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


GSU teams up with Liberty schools

The Liberty County School System and Georgia Southern University have partnered in a research initiative known as Project ESCOLAR (eText Supports for Collaborative Online Learning and Academic Reading).

September 05, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Literacy week in state Sept. 15-19

In acknowledgement of September as National Literacy Month and the United Nations' observance of International Literacy Day on Sept. 8, Gov. Nathan Deal has proclaimed Sept. 8 Literacy Action Day and Sept. 15-19 Literacy Action Week for Georgia.

September 04, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Digital textbooks available free

Although the 2014-15 academic year now is in full swing, teachers, school leaders, parents and students still can access free, interactive digital textbooks through the Georgia Department of Education's website.

September 03, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


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