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Car dealer adds to students' honors

After 10 Midway Middle School students were named Students of the Month for February, they received another pat on the back Feb. 20 from NeSmith Chevrolet.

March 08, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Education


Libraries planning events for March

Here are the Live Oak Public Libraries Programs at the Liberty Branch and Midway-Riceboro Branch libraries during March:

March 08, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Municipal Association invites kids to be mayors

ATLANTA - Georgia Municipal Association is again asking Georgia's 6th graders what they would do if they were mayors.

March 07, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long 4-H'ers compete at Rock Eagle

The Long County 4-H Club sent 17 youth to the state 4-H Camp at Rock Eagle for the District Project Achievement Project competition Feb. 1-3.

March 07, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Senator works for school choice vouchers

After successfully pushing through a measure to give vouchers to parents of special needs students last year, Georgia Sen. Eric Johnson (R-Savannah) is continuing his campaign to make vouchers a permanent fixture in the state's education system.

March 07, 2008 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Education


Students seeking FBLA's highest awards

Bradwell Institute FBLA members flew to Birmingham, Ala., for the National FBLA Fall Leadership Conference in November.

March 05, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


FBLA student attend leadership conference

Bradwell Institute Future Business Leaders of America attended the Georgia Fall Leadership Conference in Athens.

March 05, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


FBLA students place at region competition

March 05, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Rotary names speech contest winners

At the Hinesville Rotary Club's meeting on Feb. 12, six Interact Club students from Liberty County High School, Bradwell Institute, and First Presbyterian Christian Academy participated in Rotary's high school speech contest. Stephanie Castillo (center) from BI placed first, Brandon Stafford (left) from FPCA placed second and Rebecca Woods from LCHS placed third. Castillo and Stafford will participate at a competition in Douglas on March 29. Winners of that competition will compete at Rotary's District Conference in Macon on April 19. Darius Booker from BI, Wesley Herr from LCHS, and Timothy Ashmen from FPCA also participated in ...

March 04, 2008 | By Emily Peterson Staff Writer | Education


ABAC scholarship deadline March 1

TIFTON -- The deadline for submitting applications for scholarships at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College is March 1. Students interested in scholarships for 2008-09 should apply by March 1 to the office of academic affairs.

March 01, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Local readers earn state berths

Two of the three teams that represented Liberty County schools in last weekend's regional reading bowl have earned slots in the state competition.

March 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


4-H'ers receive district honors

March 01, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


MMS media festival winners

March 01, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


AASU hosts career fair Feb. 28

SAVANNAH -- Armstrong Atlantic State University will host a career fair on Thursday, Feb. 28, from noon to 4 p.m. in the Student Recreation Center, on the AASU campus, 11935 Abercorn Street.

February 27, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Needy Long county kids to get glasses

The Long County Board of Education approved a measure last week that will allow the parents of some needy kids to buy eyewear for their children at a low cost.

February 27, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


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Talking about math at the table can improve preschoolers’ skills, study shows

Mothers who discuss simple arithmetic with their preschoolers at the dinner table can improve their children’s grasp of math. That’s according to a new study by researchers at Chile’s Pontifical Catholic University and at University of Michigan.

April 21, 2015 | Menachem Wecker Deseret News | Education


Willie Graham retiring from education

After serving as an educator and administrator for almost four decades, Liberty County High School assistant principal and varsity boys' basketball coach Willie Graham has decided to call it a day.

April 20, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Education


Robot Milo helps children with autism learn social skills

Children with autism display greater success socializing after using social robots, according to research from RoboKind, a developer of social robots, reported Education News.

April 20, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


Students see results of bad choices

Prom-goers from Liberty County High School got a chance to know what driving under the influence feels like and see its consequences on Thursday at the annual Prom Promise event.

April 20, 2015 | By Tiffany King Staff writer | 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


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