The Liberty County School System's policy for background checks officially changed two weeks ago after some applicants with criminal pasts had been considered and approved for hire within the system.
The long-awaited overhaul of the 9-year-old No Child Left Behind law has begun in the House with the first in a series of targeted bills, but a bipartisan, comprehensive reform of the nation's most important education law still appears far from the finish line.
On Monday and Tuesday evening, Liberty County School System students and parents celebrated the ranking of more than 80 media festival projects that were rated superior last month at the Georgia Student Media Festival.
There were 111 seniors who flipped their tassels May 13 at Long County High School's graduation ceremony.
Walker Middle School recently inducted new members into its Junior Beta Club, bringing the membership total to 84. Students must maintain a 4.0 grade point average all year to be invited to join the club, which participates in local and national community-service projects. This school year, WMS's Junior Beta Club took part in a highway cleanup, Relay for Life, book drives, food drives and the GACHIP (child identification program). Nationally, members participated in the Scholastic pajama drive and a service project to benefit Jerry's Kids.
Results of the 2011 Georgia High School Graduation Tests show student scores increased in all content areas where there is historical data - science, social studies and English language arts.
Seven Snelson-Golden Middle School students - ages 11-14 - were arrested Friday for disorderly conduct on a bus ride home.
Hugs. Laughter. Hoots and hollers. Smiles. Tears.
Evelyn Rogers, a 2009 Liberty County High School graduate, currently is enrolled at Bennett College for Women in Greensboro, N.C.
Long County High School held its annual senior banquet Thursday.
On Friday, Lyman Hall Elementary fifth-grade students sang about surfing, dancing and a little thing called love during a production called "Dance Mania," a tribute to summer fun.
ATLANTA - A Georgia law that cleared the way for a wave of new state-approved charter schools was struck down Monday by the state's divided top court in a landmark decision that has left thousands of students and parents under a cloud of uncertainty.
Christopher Columbus, Rachael Ray, Harriet Tubman and even the Obamas visited the Liberty County Board of Education on Tuesday evening to pose for photos, give speeches and offer glimpses of history to visitors who wandered through the massive lobby.
Ever since Chris Anderson took over as principal at Liberty Elementary School, students actively have raised funds for the American Diabetes Association's Kiss-A-Pig campaign. This year was no different as the school raised $5,000 -all thanks to the staff, students, parents and Anderson's ability to be a good sport.
The Liberty County School System will soon look to hire someone as the coordinator of military family support services for the district.
Liberty County schools have made history at the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl.
The Liberty County School System has three Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl champions -Lyman Hall Elementary School, Midway Middle School and Bradwell Institute.
Three schools from Liberty County will compete in the statewide Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Saturday in Athens.
The Liberty County Board of Education approved the 2017-2018 school calendar that has teachers officially returning to school August 1 and finishing a week before ...
Bradwell Institute sophomore Alyssa Vanderstow recalled the moment when the Friends Helping Friends club was recognized at the state Capitol during the General Assembly's ...
Joseph Martin Elementary presents its honor roll for the second nine-weeks
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