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School transfers may be easier for military kids

A new multi-state agreement that would ease the cumbersome process faced by many military families when enrolling their children in new school systems recently passed with overwhelming support in the Georgia Senate.

March 21, 2008 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Education


Long Chamber recognizes school STARs

LUDOWICI -- The Long County Chamber of Commerce recognized the 2008 STAR student and teacher for Long County at their monthly meeting Feb. 28.

March 19, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Courier Correspondent | Education


Health officials fight smoking in schools

Marsha Pierce, coordinator for School Health Programs from the Coastal Health District, presented six Tobacco Free School signs, one for each campus, to BoE Chairwoman Lily Baker at the last Liberty County Board of Education meeting.

March 19, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


State recruiting pre-K providers

ATLANTA -- Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning is looking for eligible providers to serve children and families in Liberty County in Georgia's Pre-K Program site.

March 19, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


HOPE information sessions at STC

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

March 19, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Schools celebrate breakfast

On Feb. 27, Mayors Don Emmons of Midway and William Austin of Riceboro visited Midway Middle School to sign an official proclamation declaring March 3-7 National School Breakfast Week.

March 18, 2008 | By Emily Peterson Staff Writer | Education


County's STARs honored

Bradwell Institute and Liberty High's STAR students, and the teachers they selected, were honored at a luncheon here Wednesday.

March 18, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Superintendent search now in interviews

The Liberty County Board of Education has stopped sifting through applications and moved to the next phase in its search for a superintendent.

March 18, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Education


GED testing offered

GED tests will be offered in Liberty and Wayne counties during March.

March 13, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Private school sets alumni day

Glennville Christian Academy will host its first Alumni Day on Saturday.

March 12, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


School nutrition staff learns a lesson

Chef Fritz Schultz of the Hansen Group gave cooking tips to the staff of the Liberty County School Nutrition Program Feb. 19-20.

March 12, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


LES makes learning a family affair

Liberty Elementary School had its annual Families in School Day on Feb. 8.

March 12, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Faculty shows heritage for Black History Month

Several teachers at Joseph Martin Elementary School participated in the school's recent African Heritage Dress Day.

March 12, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Adult volunteers explain how math applies to them

Taylors Creek Elementary students now know they'll need to understand math if they want to grasp the building techniques used to construct the ancient pyramids in Egypt.

March 11, 2008 | By Emily Peterson Staff Writer | Education


Scholarship application deadline April 1

Applications are available for seven $1,000 Henry "Hank" White Memorial Scholarships.

March 08, 2008 | Staff Report | 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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