ATLANTA - Georgia high school students performed worse on the SAT college-entrance exam than their predecessors for the third year in a row, continuing to lag behind the nation.
Georgia's average score on the test was 1,460 this year, a six-point drop since last year, according to data released Tuesday by the exam's administrators, the College Board. The national average score was 1,509 this year.
Dr. Linda Bleicken, Armstrong Atlantic State University's new president, spoke at the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce luncheon Thursday to introduce herself, provide an update on the main and Liberty campuses and give
Terrence Smith, 13, won this year's Wal-mart Vision Center's annual Back-to-School SpongeBob Coloring Contest.
The Hinesville Rotary Club was introduced Tuesday to Southeast Georgia's newest four-year college - the College of Coastal Georgia.
SAVANNAH - The Savannah Technical College Local Board of Directors welcomed four new members at its August meeting last week on the Savannah Campus.
ATLANTA - State Superintendent of Schools Kathy Cox is accepting applications for her 2009-10 Student Advisory Council.
According to Title 1 facilitator Harley Grove, Liberty County School system's alternative school, The Ombudsman Program, is among the long list of budget items recently forced to adjust to fit budget crunches.
State budget cuts are taking a toll on education at all levels.
LUDOWICI - The Long County Board of Education honored the system's teacher of the year for 2009 at its August meeting.
ATLANTA - The percentage of U.S. high school graduates meeting all four of ACT's College Readiness Benchmarks increased slightly in 2009 as the pool of students taking the preparatory test continued to expand.
The not-for-profit ACT's newly released annual grad class report on college readiness found the percentage of graduates ready to earn at least a "C'' or higher in first-year college courses in all four subject areas tested on the ACT - English, math, reading and science - increased from 22 percent in 2008 to 23 percent in 2009.
FLEMINGTON - Brewton-Parker College's Liberty County Campus on East Oglethorpe Highway will host a new student registration and information event from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15.
Liberty County School System announces its policy for free and reduced price meals for children unable to pay the full price for meals.
The Liberty County Board of Education called an emergency meeting with Col. Todd Milton on Wednesday night after many of the board members voiced a desire to talk with the garrison commander about the terms of the lease for a new middle school on Fort Stewart.
Liberty County School System officials say the first week of the 2009-10 school year has, overall, gone smoothly. Students began classes at the county's 14 public schools Aug. 6.
All Long County schools held their open houses this past Wednesday and Thursday, and on Friday their doors were opened for the first day of school.
Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee saw a little girl come into the office at the Pre-K Center last week.
State School Superintendent Richard Woods is seeking middle- and high-school students to serve on his fall 2015 Student Advisory Council.