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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


Southern Conference on Children is Jan. 26

Trends and techniques for working with young children will be focus of the 21st annual Southern Conference on Children at Georgia Southern University on Jan. 26.

January 17, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Snelson-Golden bee winners honored

January 17, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Search for superintendent continues

Liberty Countians will have a chance to express their opinions on the qualifications needed in a new school superintendent Jan.17.

January 15, 2008 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Education


Library sets January programs

Preschool Storytime

January 12, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI earns governor's cup for SAT scores

Bradwell Institute received the Governor's Cup earlier this school year for "significant three-year average gains in critical reading and math SAT scores," according to the award letter from Gov. Sonny Perdue.

January 12, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Bradwell FLBA members attend conference

Bradwell Institute Future Business Leaders of America traveled to Birmingham, Ala. in November for the National FBLA Fall Leadership Conference.

January 12, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Locals graduate from GSU

The following Hinesville and Allenhurst students are candidates for degrees from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro for the fall 2007 term:

January 12, 2008 | Staff report | Education


Author visits Smiley Elementary

Author Pam Alexander visited Smiley Elementary School on Dec. 11.

January 10, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Walking the line

Just outside the track at Bradwell Institute, near the bleachers, sat two cars that collided into each other. Among the shattered glass and bent metal was a driver under the influence in one vehicle and, in the other, victims of the accident.

March 30, 2015 | By Tiffany King | Education


Test anxiety: How cold feet are ruining your grades

Hours of study and preparation seem to go out the window every time Katie Fisher sits down to take an exam.

March 29, 2015 | Mercedes White Deseret News | Education


Arkansas becomes the first state to mandate computer science offerings

Next school year, Arkansas will become the first state to require all public high schools and charter schools to offer classes in computer science, courtesy of a bill signed into law last month by Gov. Asa Hutchinson, reports Wired.

March 29, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | 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


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