When a teenager arrives home from school in the afternoon, the last thing he or she wants to worry about is homework. After all, there’s TV to be watched, friends to hang out with and maybe even a job to fulfill.
Community members heard more about how school-governance teams will be formed, and how they will function, during a recent community forum concerning the district's transition to becoming a charter system.
The National Center of Education Statistics reports that about 3 percent of the school-age population is home schooled. Parents mainly home-school their children because they are concerned about certain school environments, where there could be bullying or teachings that go against a parent's political and religious beliefs, the NCES reported.
Students hung out to dry when 30 remaining Corinthian colleges shuttered last week will lose all or most of their credits, leaving 15,000 students in dire straits. Many will not be able to transfer most, if any, of their credits to new institutions. Some were just days away from finishing their certifications.
Liberty County public-school students will have access to the REACH Georgia scholarship program for the first time in the 2015-16 school year.
Law school applications are down. The quality of students admitted, based on test scores, is down. Bar exam passing rates are down. Law is not a happy profession.
The now-defunct Corinthian College isn't the only higher-ed institution making ugly financial headlines this week. Down on the bayou, a prominent state-sponsored not-for-profit is on the brink as well.
New research has found that children who are bullied are more likely to develop social and mental health problems in adulthood than children who are physically abused.
Students named to Button Gwinnett Elementary School's honor rolls for the third quarter are:
Living with your significant other before marriage isn’t a good idea for couples who want to stay together for the long term. A new study from the Center for Family and Demographic Research at Bowling Green State University found that cohabitation before marriage often causes married couples to separate.
Beginning with the 2015-16 school year, the Liberty County School System will operate its own non-traditional education program with the opening of the Horizons Learning Center.
Arizona State University is vocally committed to putting college education within reach of young people who currently find it outside their grasp, a commitment that made national headlines again last week when the school announced a partnership with EdX to provide a full year of freshman online coursework in massive open online courses, or MOOCs, that anyone can take and then convert into ASU college credit.
Bryan Sperry’s still got it.
The Atlantic Judicial Circuit Bar Association is offering college-scholarship opportunities for high-school seniors residing in Liberty, Long, Bryan, Evans, McIntosh and Tattnall counties.
The Hinesville Fire Department helped celebrate 50 years of Head Start on Friday.
Students listed on Taylors Creek Elementary School's fourth nine-weeks honor roll were:
Students who made the honor roll at Snelson-Golden Middle School in the final nine weeks were:
Several students from our area have earned honors at college:
Local school-district officials say that content errors and disruptions during this past year's Georgia Milestones testing were minimal.
Students at Liberty County High School who made the fourth nine-weeks honor roll were:
Students listed on Lewis Frasier Middle School's fourth nine-weeks honor roll were:
Two local 4-H students had a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
New University of Texas President Greg Fenves has ordered a sweeping probe into allegations that University of Texas basketball players were given improper academic help to keep them on the team.
Students listed on Joseph Martin Elementary School's fourth nine-weeks "A/B" honor roll were
The SAT, or the Scholastic Aptitude Test, has been undergoing a lot of changes.
HENDERSON, Tenn. - Sarah Butcher from Ludowici was named to the dean's list at Freed-Hardeman University for the spring 2015 semester.
Students named to Bradwell Institute's fourth nine-weeks honor roll were:
Students named to Lyman Hall Elementary School's fourth nine-weeks honor roll were:
Students named to Waldo Pafford Elementary School's fourth nine-weeks honor roll were:
Nevada went all in on school choice this month, with the new GOP legislature passing and the GOP governor signing a sweeping bill offering parents direct access to the money used to educate their children.