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BoE asking STC to offer classes for students

The first Liberty County Board of Education meeting of the new year brought new ideas for the county's high school students.

January 31, 2008 | By Joe Parker Jr. Contributing Writer | Education


Long Board of Education opposes SB 900

The Long County Board of Education recently adopted a resolution opposing Senate Bill HR 900 during its December meeting.

January 31, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


College starting winter term on Fort Stewart

Columbia College-Fort Stewart will begin its eight-week January session on Jan. 14.
Columbia College-Fort Stewart offers on-campus and online associate, bachelor's or master's degrees, including an online MBA and an online MSCJ. The college will launch its online MAT program in June.
At the Fort Stewart campus, students may attend all five sessions a year or just one. Most on-campus classes meet one night a week.
Located on Fort Stewart in the Army Education Center, Columbia
College-Fort Stewart was founded in 2002. Columbia College, founded in Missouri in 1851 as Christian Female College, was the first women's ...

January 29, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Health district uses video game to get students moving

After months of hard work to prove their commitment to the health of students, Sterling Elementary School in Glynn County has won a Dance, Dance Revolution kit - a video game system worth $4,500.

January 29, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


LES students graduate DARE program

Teachers and parents watched the procession of Liberty Elementary School fifth-graders march down a red carpet Dec. 20 for successfully completing the nine-week DARE program.

January 29, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff writer | Education


Long likely loosing superintendent

LUDOWICI - In the final year of a three-year contract, Long County School Superintendent Dr. Edwin Pope is suddenly facing the prospect he may not return for the 2008-09 school year.

January 26, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Teachers urged to get kids moving

Author and public speaker Dr. Jean Feldman got Liberty County pre-k teachers up on their feet, moving, waving their hands during a workshop last week. That's what she wants them to do for their students.

January 24, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Education


Middle schoolers host cereal drive

Lewis Frasier Middle School Club "I am Worth the Wait" hosted a cereal drive for their November community service project. All proceeds were donated to the Manna House for the holidays. The club's focus is on aiding young girls in transition from pre-teen to teenage years. This club was established to educate adolescent girls to value their bodies by developing and maintaining self-worth. The club also stresses the importance of abstinence. The club is sponsored by Daphne Jackson-Sellers, Meretta McClenney and Monina Morris.

January 24, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Library promotes Accelerated Reading

Smiley Elementary School's Media Center hosted a western Christmas celebration Accelerated Reading party Dec. 19 to promote its AR program and reward students who had scored 80 or better on their tests.

January 24, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Technical communications is class topic

SAVANNAH - The Technical communications certificate program at Savannah Technical College prepares students for careers that require strong communication and technical skills, but for many students, it does something else, too -- it may help them earn HOPE scholarship eligibility.

January 24, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Lewis Frasier names top spellers

The Lewis Frasier Middle School spelling bee took place recently in the Patriot cafeteria. Emerging winners were Ashanti Lee, sixth grader; Aubrey Garrido, seventh grader and Tyandre Neeley, eighth grader.

January 24, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI students in floral workshop

The Area VI Floral Design Workshop sponsored by the agricultural education program was hosted at Brunswick High School. The purpose of the workshop was to inspire the study of and interest in the design and marketing of florist arrangements through the agricultural education curriculum. Students were trained by Designer Tabatha McCall, owner of Mystical Gardens in Brunswick.

January 22, 2008 | Staff report | Education


State lawmaker visits Walker Middle School

State Rep. Roger Lane visited the eighth graders at Walker Middle School on Dec. 17.

January 22, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Snelson-Golden students help poor families

January 22, 2008 | Staff report | Education


Course prepares for HR exams

The Continuing Education Center at Georgia Southern University will sponsor a 36-hour intensive course that will prepare participants who are seeking certification as a Professional in Human Resources or Senior Professional in Human Resources.

January 17, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Do superintendents matter?

Tom Boasberg had his work cut out for him.

March 02, 2015 | Mercedes White Deseret News | Education


Navigating the FAFSA is worth the effort for college aid

A mid-winter ritual is on millions of families’ calendars this month, and it wasn't about asking a large rodent named Phil for a weather forecast.

March 02, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret Media Companies | Education


In the words of Thomas Jefferson: Why education matters

Thomas Jefferson was no stranger to the benefits of education.

March 02, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Education


Smartphone app anonymity causes concerns on college campuses

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is considering banning the popular app, Yik Yak, on the grounds that it promotes hateful speech, reported Education News.

March 01, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


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


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