STATESBORO - Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will speak at Georgia Southern University at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8. The event is free and open to the public. The campus location of the event will be announced later.
ATLANTA - The state Board of Education has approved unanimously a plan to toss out scores for standardized tests at four elementary schools where cheating was discovered.
Under a new state law, House Bill 251 Public School Choice, parents and guardians of students living in the Liberty County School District boundaries may request to transfer their children to another public school in the Liberty County School District for the upcoming 2009-10 school year.
DALLAS, Texas - Sandy Jones, director of curriculum and professional learning for Liberty County Schools, has been accepted into the National Staff Development Council Academy for Staff Developers, a learning experience aimed at improving the quality of teaching and learning in all schools.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College has selected Jim Nordone as its vice president for student affairs.
Four employees with a combined total of 100 years of service were recognized by the Long County Board of Education at the June meeting.
Long County Schools recently had a young author's conference at the Clubhouse in Rye Patch.
The Liberty County Board of Education has made some changes to the dress code for the 2009-10 school year. We would like to take this opportunity to inform you of these changes. Some of the changes for elementary students include only solid white or navy polo shirts (no ruffles, lace, elastic, or smocking will be allowed). Blouses and button down shirts are no longer allowed. Elementary students will now be able to wear any color belt.
Hinesville residents Zanita Tonisha Simmons and Elizabeth Wesley Pirkle graduated from The Savannah Country Day School on June 1.
Lewis Frasier Middle School's seventh-grade First in Math Team placed first in the state among all seventh-grade teams and seventh in the state among all teams. Lewis Frasier's sixth-grade First in Math team placed first among all sixth-grade teams and second in the state among all teams. First in Math is a nation-wide comprehensive Web-based program offering fact practice, test-prep and math activities.
MOUNT VERNON - Brewton-Parker College has announced it plans to participate in the Yellow Ribbon tuition program for veterans.
LUDOWICI - Walker Middle School had its first CHAMPS graduation ceremony June 1.
The board of education is still paying for the construction of Libert County High School's Donell Woods Stadium and they passed a motion Tuesday to accept a $328,658 bid from Titan Golf Services to correct irrigation issues that have left the field saturated and soggy.
It's no secret that tuition costs are skyrocketing to unsettling levels.