State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge is accepting applications for the 2011-12 Student Advisory Council.
ATLANTA - After a decade of leaning on standardized test scores to determine whether schools are meeting federal benchmarks, Georgia soon may be able to overhaul how it measures success in public education.
Soldiers from the 703rd went back to school last year at Liberty Elementary. This time last year, military personnel were not learning new skills, nor were they conducting routine training missions. Instead, soldiers volunteered their time at Liberty Elementary to support students and teachers in learning and fun.
The Liberty County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People announced last week that it is seeking an outside investigation into how officials handled a May bus incident that resulted in the arrests of seven students.
LaShawn Bacon, daughter of Bertha Mae Bacon and the late Rayford T. Bacon Sr., completed her dissertation and is now Dr. LaShawn C. Bacon. She received her degree in counselor education and supervision May 14 from the University of Iowa. She also has accepted an assistant professor position at Lindsey Wilson College in Louisville, Ky., where she will teach master's level mental-health counseling courses.
With Liberty County schools back in session, the board of education saw a resurgence in the audience participation portion of its meeting on Tuesday.
Taylors Creek Elementary students were welcomed to 2011-12 school year by teachers who had created special themes for their rooms for last week's open house and first day of classes.
Students and parents packed the Midway Middle School gym Aug. 2 for a back-to-school rally.
All of the Long County schools rang their bells last Friday to begin the 2011-12 year. On Saturday, the Long County Recreation Department held its first back-to-school rally to promote the recreation department and the upcoming school year, Assistant Director Randy Simmons said.
The Obama administration effectively gutted the Bush-era No Child Left Behind law Monday, giving states a way out of a decade-long policy that focused on holding schools accountable but labeled many of them failures even if they made progress.
With the start of school, parents in Liberty County may be exploring the many extracurricular activities available to their children.
With buses back on the roads, students sporting their uniforms and parents experiencing a range of emotions, Liberty County schools were full of life Thursday morning as the 2011-12 academic year began.
STATESBORO - Before they check into residence halls, buy books or even attend their first classes, a group of incoming Georgia Southern University freshmen will begin their college careers by giving back to the Statesboro community.
The Liberty County Board of Education hosted 67 new teachers July 27-28 during its orientation, which was held in conjunction with Georgia Teacher Evaluation Program training.
VALDOSTA- Valdosta State University graduated five students from this area following the fall semester:
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 ...
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