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State may revamp school spending law

TUCKER - Georgia is considering throwing out a law requiring 65 percent of state funding to be spent in public school classrooms.

January 04, 2012 | Associated Press | Education


Parker’s donates $1,000 to LCSS

The Parker Companies, a nationally recognized leader in fuel sales across Southeast Georgia and South Carolina, presented a $1,000 donation on Dec. 15 to the Liberty County School System through the Fueling the Community program.

December 28, 2011 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Education


Troy University unveils plans for a new campus

COLUMBUS - Troy University is planning a new riverfront campus in Phenix City that features a statue of a 20-foot Trojan.

December 28, 2011 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Education


Nearly 500 attend Pajama-Rama night

Four hundred and ninety-two students and family members, most in pajamas, turned out for the first-ever Pajama-Rama parent involvement night Dec. 6 at Button Gwinnett Elementary.

December 28, 2011 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Education


Seven states win education contest

WASHINGTON - Seven states won a share of $200 million in federal "Race to the Top" money to improve K-12 education programs, the Education Department announced Thursday.

December 28, 2011 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Education


Soldiers deliver gift of written word

The radiance of the sense of magic and anticipation that Christmas evokes shone on children's faces Dec. 14 at Liberty Elementary as soldiers from the 703rd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, read Christmas stories to the students as part of the battalion's adopt-a-school community outreach program.

December 25, 2011 | By Sgt. Mary S. Katzenberger 4th IBCT, 3rd ID Public Affairs | Education


Georgia FFA members eligible for scholarships

Monty's Plant Food Company - a Louisville, Ky.-based manufacturer of plant and soil enhancement products for the agriculture, horticulture, lawn and garden and turf industries - is accepting applications for four $1,000 college scholarships. The awards will be given in conjunction with the National Future Farmers of America Organization to high school seniors who are members of FFA.

December 22, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI debate team gives youth a voice

Bradwell Institute's speech and debate program is giving students the opportunity to raise their voices and speak their minds about public issues that affect society.

December 22, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


LCSS taps teacher of year

A special-education pre-K educator in her second year at the school was named the 2012-13 Liberty County School System Teacher of the Year during a ceremony last week.

December 21, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


Long County superintendent praises schools’ teamwork during recent evacuation

Long County schools received high praise at the board of education's December meeting. Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters said the schools' departments worked well together during the Dec. 6 bomb threat at Long County High School.

December 20, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


LCSS officials: BI coach to stay

Months of blogging and community chatter about the state of Bradwell Institute football culminated in a request for the resignation of head coach Jim Walsh Jr. on Tuesday night before the Liberty County Board of Education.

December 19, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


BI, arts center work to progress

The Liberty County Board of Education during its Tuesday meeting approved a host of bids and contracts for capital improvements and projects, including the performing arts center renovation contract and the conceptual plans for the next step in Bradwell Institute renovations.

December 16, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


Chancellor speaks at AASU graduation

SAVANNAH - Armstrong Atlantic State University graduated 575 students at its Dec. 10 winter commencement ceremony. Henry "Hank" Huckaby, the 12th chancellor of the University System of Georgia, delivered a commencement address at two ceremonies in the Alumni Arena at the Sports Center at Armstrong.

December 15, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Governor developing need-based scholarship

ATLANTA - Poor students in Georgia soon may get some help in paying for college.

December 15, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


Keep kids learning over holidays

Don't let the fun and food of the holidays interfere with your child's learning. Video games and flashy electronic toys may appeal to many kids, but often don't work a child's mind as well as non-electronic games and puzzles. Parents shouldn't fret, however. There are plenty of toys and games available this holiday season to keep a child's brain sharp and focused during the break and beyond. Here are some tips to help keep children learning and their brains sharp during the school holidays:

December 14, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Armstrong awards 600 degrees at final commencement

SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University hosted its 2017 fall commencement Saturday, conferring degrees on nearly 600 students in two graduation ceremonies held at the Armstrong Sports ...

December 14, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Park University announces grads

Park University held its December 2017 commencement ceremony Dec. 9 at the Community of Christ Auditorium in Independence, Mo.

December 14, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Education


GSU confers 1,600 degrees at Fall Commencement

Rain couldn't dampen the spirits of nearly 1,600 students at Georgia Southern University as graduate and undergraduate students were recognized Dec. 8 during ...

December 12, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Education


Armstrong named third in nation by Military Times Best: Colleges

Military Times has again honored Armstrong State University, ranking the institution third in the nation among four-year schools on its Military Times Best: Colleges 2018 ...

December 03, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Education


Liberty 4-H'ers learn to be better consumers

With Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, the holiday shopping season has officially started.

November 30, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


GSU anthropologists bridge gap between past, present Native people

What can we learn about practices of Native people thousands of years ago and connect it to our culture today? Georgia Southern anthropologists seem to ...

November 24, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Education


Media specialist named LCSS teacher of year

Kristi Craven, media specialist at Liberty Elementary, is the district's 2019 teacher of the year.

November 24, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students' writing earns $10,000 scholarships

Two Bradwell Institute students walked away with a combined total of $10,000 in scholarships after earning first place spots at the 17th annual Brewton-Parker ...

November 23, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Young Adult Liberty Leaders learn government

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce 2017-18 Young Adult Liberty Leaders class had a county government session on Nov. 9, hosted by the Liberty County ...

November 23, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


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