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.
Hinesville will host Tied to Success, a free annual workshop for males ages 10 and older on Sept. 17.
Teachers in Liberty County schools are invited to apply for innovative classroom grants of up to $2,000.
Nominations are being accepted for the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's 2016-17 class of Young Adult Liberty Leaders.
The new school year in Long County got off to a great start, administrators told school board members at Monday's Board of Education meeting ...
If you see a group of students hanging around a parked bus, don't worry. They might just be doing homework.
SAVANNAH - AT&T awarded $15,000 to Savannah Technical College Foundation last week for third place in the inaugural $20k for 2020 workforce development competition.
Two students from Hinesville have each received one of the 700 scholarship presented to college and high school students this year by the annual Scholarships ...
Interstate Credit Union has announced the winners of their fifth annual Extreme Makeover: Classroom Edition Contest.
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