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FPCA sets summer camps

First Presbyterian Christian Academy will offer summer camps beginning this month. The camps are open to the public and will offer children opportunities to try new activities and take day trips.

June 04, 2010 | By Patty Leon | Education


States to set uniform standards for teachers

SUWANEE - By third grade, students should know how to write a complex sentence and add fractions, no matter if they live in Georgia or California.

Eighth-graders should understand the Pythagorean theorem. And by high school graduation, all U.S. students should be ready for college or a career.

June 03, 2010 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education


Rep. Barrow addresses BPC graduates

MOUNT VERNON - Brewton-Parker College had commencement ceremonies for the class of 2010 on May 15 on the Mount Vernon campus.

June 02, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Perdue signs school governance bill

ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue recently signed into law Senate Bill 84, landmark school board governance legislation.

June 02, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Ludowici's FBCA has graduation

Faith Baptist Christian Academy held graduation ceremonies last Friday in Ludowici.

June 02, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Schools OK career academy plan

Liberty County School Board members reviewed and approved a memorandum of understanding between Liberty County schools, Savannah Technical College and the Technical College System of Georgia regarding the construction and operation of a planned Career Academy.

May 29, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Education


BoE wrestles with master planning

Liberty County School Board members debated the merits and necessity of conceptual master plans for three district properties at a Tuesday morning work session.

May 29, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Education


4-H offering summer camps

The Liberty County Extension Service recently released this summer's 4-H camp schedule. Camps are scheduled at several locations and costs and participant requirements vary for each session.

May 26, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


End of CRCT tests earns student treats

May 26, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


MMS gets Lowe's grant to turn hall into gallery

Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation has awarded a $3,800 Toolbox for Education grant to Midway Middle School to transform a corridor into the Panther Gallery, a constantly changing gallery of student artwork.

May 26, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI valedictorian is National Achievement Scholar

Natalie Sharp, a graduating senior at Bradwell Institute, has been named a National Achievement Scholar by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. She will receive a $2,500 scholarship.

May 26, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty native earns Ph.D. from Howard

Dr. Felicia A. Bell graduated on May 8 from Howard University in Washington, D.C., with a doctorate in U.S. history.

May 24, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


LCHS student chosen for D.C. youth tour

Liberty County teen Candace Poole was selected as a delegate for Coastal Electric Cooperative's annual Washington Youth Tour, an all-expenses paid leadership trip.

May 24, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Legion Auxiiliary awards scholarship

The Ladies from the American Legion Post 168 in Hinesville recently awarded American Legion Auxiliary Scholarships to Bradwell Institute graduate Crystal Campanella and Liberty County High School graduate Chassid Oliveirg.

May 24, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Student earns Brewton-Parker honors

MOUNT VERNON - Timothy Leon Hammett of Hinesville was recognized during Brewton-Parker College's April 27 honors day ceremony April 27 when he received the Conrad-Shelby Academic Achievement Award, the highest honor bestowed on BPC students.

May 24, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Freewheeling through childhood? Democratic schools put kids in charge, eliminate curriculum, and the

On a recent Friday afternoon in a sleepy suburb just west of Chicago, 5-year-old Zeke Banks faces several teenagers seated at a table.

June 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


China uses drones to catch cheaters on college access exams

The world's toughest exam has driven Chinese students to extremes, including suicide, but cheating will be a little tougher if a plan in Henan province, 400 miles south of Beijing, pans out.

June 16, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Honor roll: Button Gwinnett Elementary

Students listed on Button Gwinnett Elementary School's final honor roll of the year were:

June 15, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Young people, not without hope, are now most impoverished demographic

A report by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, an economic cooperative of 34 countries including the United States, found that poverty rates are now highest among young adults ages 18-25.

June 15, 2015 | Omar Etman Deseret News | Education


Attending a graduation? Keep your cheers to yourself

Three people in Mississippi faced charges of disturbing the peace, with possible $500 fines and even six months in jail for shouting a graduate's name at a Senatobia High School graduation last month.

June 15, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


No furloughs for Liberty schools in 2015-16

Liberty County School System employees will not have to endure any furlough days next year, Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee announced at Board of Education meeting on Tuesday evening.

June 15, 2015 | By Tiffany King | Education


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