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Glennville Christian Academy sets homecoming

Glennville Christian Academy will crown its 2008 homecoming king and queen on Friday evening, Feb. 29, at 7 p.m. in the GCA gym.

February 14, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Library sets February actitivies

Activities at the Live Oak Public Libraries' branches in Hinesville and Midway during February include:

February 13, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


AASU in Hinesville offering specialized classes

Armstrong Atlantic State University in Hinesville is offering Probate II. Students will be carried through the judicial process in probate with an emphasis on trusts. The class meets from 6-8:30 p.m. on Thursdays at the Liberty Center, Feb. 21 through April 10. The fee is $130 plus textbooks. Call (912) 927-5322 or visit www.ce.armstrong.edu to register.

February 13, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


BI FFA'ers attend Career Conference

Members of the Bradwell Institute FFA chapter attended the recent Georgia FFA Career Conference and Greenhand Jamboree at the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center.

February 12, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor students get a morning of fame

Lewis Frasier Middle School students received more than a bumper sticker to give to their parents for making the honor roll in the last nine weeks.

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


GSU instructor to stand trial on sexual assault accusations

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia Southern University instructor is scheduled to stand trial Monday on charges he sexually assaulted a male student.

February 08, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Public shows interest in hiring superintendent

The Liberty County Board of Education asked for comments via the Internet on hiring a new school superintendent. And they got them, almost 200 of them.

February 08, 2008 | By Joe Parker Jr. | Education


Head Start accepting applications

Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority is accepting applications for its Head Start centers next school year.

February 07, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Coats to help youths in Africa

While studying the virtue of generosity in December, the Savannah Country Day School fifth graders collected 77 coats for children in South Africa. The coats were presented to Linnie Darden Jr. of the Southeast Georgia Mission.

February 07, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


New Leo Club in Hinesville

A new club came to Hinesville on Jan. 18 when 22 charter members celebrated the organization of a Lewis Frasier Middle School Leo Club. The Hinesville Lions Club sponsored the club for young people ages 12-14.

February 07, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


GSU now offers doctorate of nursing

STATESBORO - With approval from the Board of Regents, Georgia Southern University will offer a doctor of nursing practice degree beginning in the fall.

February 06, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


UGA students graduate

ATHENS - Three students from Liberty County area among an estimated 2,700 University of Georgia students who completed requirements for their degrees at the end of the fall semester.

February 06, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


MLK observance committee offers scholarship

Graduating seniors from Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High School are eligible to apply for $1,000 scholarships from the Liberty County Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Association.

February 05, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Teens sought to attend youth tour

Coastal Electric Cooperative wants to find three high school students who want to develop their leadership skills and send them on the 2008 Washington Youth Tour, June 12 through 19.

February 05, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Cooperative offering scholarships

Coastal Electric Cooperative is accepting applications for the Walter Harrison Scholarship, a program sponsored by Georgia's electric membership corporations.

February 05, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Articles by Section - 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


Long honors special ed teacher of year

The Long County Board of Education recently recognized Harriet Chapman as the school system's special-education teacher of the year. She received a plaque at a recent board meeting.

March 19, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


No-pay MBA completes test run

Why go into heavy debt and disrupt your life for a certification of business training that you can get essentially for free? That's the question Laurie Pickard asked when she launched her No-Pay MBA project in August of 2013, setting out to earn an MBA using Massive Online Courses, or MOOCs.

March 19, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


First Islamic college in United States granted accreditation

Zaytuna, a small liberal arts college in Berkeley, California, has been granted accreditation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The accreditation makes Zaytuna the first accredited Muslim college in the United States, reports Education News.

March 19, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


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