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College tuition inflation

Freshmen heading to one of Georgia's public colleges or universities in the fall could pay more than $300 more per semester than some current students due to new tuition rates recently approved by the Board of Regents.

May 29, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | Education


School shows off technology

Fourth grader Jason Raynes explains a photo-biography slideshow to Hinesville Mayor Tom Ratcliffe. The exchange took place as local leaders in education, business and politics glimpsed the future of education on Tuesday during Joseph Martin Elementary School's "A New Day - A New Way" presentation. Guests were treated to a tour around the school to see how teachers use technology to create interactive learning environments and how students benefit from becoming more tech savvy. Raynes used a laptop and free Microsoft Photo Story 3 software to blend text, sound and images to create his project.

May 29, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Students perform, display art

The arts brought Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute together to celebrate the second annual Artsfest at Liberty County High on April 26.

May 29, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Ludowici student in state tech school competition

Stacey Benaske of Ludowici will represent Savannah Technical College in the state GOAL competition.

May 29, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Wax figues come to life at Taylors Creek

About 92 fifth graders at Taylors Creek Elementary participated in the second annual Wax Museum Night on Tuesday.

May 26, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Education


High school graduations May 26

May 24, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


MMS sets end of year events

Midway Middle School will host the following Panther activities for the end of school:

May 24, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


LFMS stock pickers go to state

Teams of students at Lewis Frasier Middle School have been playing the stock market this year, one even taking their skills to state competition.

May 24, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Youth receive positive message

While worries mount concerning the misdirection of youth in the area, Christ the Rock initiated Youth Week to lead youth toward a more positive path.

May 24, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | Education


GSU honor society inducts area students

The Georgia Southern University chapter of the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society recently inducted 242 new members. Members must earn a GPA of 3.5 or greater during their freshmen year.

May 22, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Courier wants seniors' photos

The Coastal Courier will publish a graduation section laster this month.

May 22, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


LCHS band plays concerts

May 22, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Picnic for students, parents

May 18, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Applications to academies solicited

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga) is accepting applications for nominations to the four U.S. Service Academies.

May 17, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Area Head Starts taking applications

Head Start centers in Liberty and Long counties are accepting applications for the 2007-08 school year.

May 17, 2007 | Staff report | Education


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Workshop focuses on parents in schools

The Liberty County School System hosted the second annual Title I Parent Engagement Workshop on Saturday at the Performing Arts Center.

October 01, 2014 | By Tiffany King Correspondent | Education


Liberty resident on school advisory board

State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge on Friday named 36 parents from across Georgia to serve on his 2014-15 Parent Advisory Council.

October 01, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


BoE rejects new pay scale for principals

The Liberty County Board of Education voted against the adoption of a new pay scale for district principals at its monthly work session Tuesday morning.

September 26, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Public schools fight to keep teachers

Unfilled teaching jobs in Arizona are at a crisis level, AZ Central reports. There are over 527 job openings, resulting in crowded classrooms. One Phoenix-area district alone had 63 openings.

September 25, 2014 | By Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


GSU one of Newsweek's top business schools

STATESBORO - The Georgia Southern University College of Business Administration recently was named one of Newsweek's 12 Top Business Schools of 2014.

September 24, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


BGE named a 2014 Reward School

Button Gwinnett Elementary has been named to Georgia's 2014 Highest Progress School list, marking the second year in a row that the school has achieved the distinction.

September 24, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Long HS makes state's progress list

Long County High School has made the list as one of the highest-progress schools in the state.

September 20, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Exchange students bring culture to Liberty, Long

Anchalee Chinwitayakul and Anna Neumann may have been in the United States for only a month, but both already know their favorite American foods.

September 17, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Long County enrollment up again

Monday, the Long County Board of Education learned enrollment had increased this year by 94 this year.

September 17, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


BoE conducts self-assessment, discusses communication

The Liberty County Board of Education held two meetings Tuesday in addition to a press conference to address contract adjustments for Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee.

September 12, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


ASU breaks ground on new Liberty Center

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal - along with Armstrong State University President Dr. Linda Bleicken and other city, county and state officials - broke ground Wednesday at the site of Armstrong's future Liberty Center campus.

September 12, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


FPCA graduate wins Pioneer Club scholarship

Brooke Standard of Hinesville has been selected to receive the 2014 Lisa Peebles Memorial Scholarship, awarded by the local CenturyLink Pioneer Club.

September 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


HS work program praised by coordinator

Long County High School Work-Based Learning is going well this year, according to program coordinator Brian Thomas.

September 11, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Liberty student on Keep American Beautiful

STAMFORD, Conn. - Keep America Beautiful has selected Liberty County High School student Ciara Goodmanson as one of 10 high-school students from across the country to serve on KAB's third national Youth Advisory Council.

September 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


State's online school has open seats

Georgia Connections Academy, a free public virtual charter school open to students from every county of the state, has openings for students in grades 9-12.

September 10, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


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