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Long homecoming queen crowned

Long County High School celebrated homecoming during Friday's football game.

October 21, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Brewton-Parker closing campus here

Brewton-Park College is closing its Liberty County Campus.

October 21, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Education


MMS Builders Club meets, elects officers

Midway Middle School's Builders Club had its first meeting of the 2009-10 school year Sept. 22.

October 14, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


School lunch week has basketball theme

The Liberty County School System is hosting "All-Star School Lunch," an NBA-WNBA-inspired campaign to help students learn the importance of eating healthy school lunches and staying active.

October 14, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Science brings balloons into TCE classroom

Jessica Nicholson's second-graders at Taylors Creek Elementary have excitedly been learning about the three states of matter.

October 14, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Savannah Tech at record enrollment

SAVANNAH - Record numbers of students are packing classrooms, hallways and parking lots at Savannah Technical College for the fall quarter.

October 14, 2009 | Staff report | Education


State BoE member at Baxley forum

Anyone interested in learning more about Georgia public education is invited to a public hearing from 7-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, at the Appling County Schools office, 249 Blackshear Highway, Baxley.

October 14, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Walker teacher receives $1,000 grant

Bonnie Camp, a fourth-grade math and science teacher at Walker Middle School in Ludowici, was among 29 Georgia teachers to receive New Teacher Assistance Grants from Georgia Power. Collie Williams, Georgia Power's area manager in Jesup, presented the award to Camp at the Oct. 5 board of education meeting in Ludowici.

October 12, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Long Co. announces homecoming court

Long County High School will celebrate homecoming Oct. 16, when the Blue Tide football team takes on Jeff Davis. Last week, the school announced the nominees for the 2009 homecoming court.

October 12, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Brewton-Parker official on state task force

MOUNT VERNON - Dr. David W. Moffett, chairman of the education division at Brewton-Parker College, has been appointed to the University System of Georgia's Teacher Quality Task Force as the representative of Georgia's private colleges and universities with teacher education programs.

October 12, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Locals recognized at SkillsUSA conference

JEKYLL ISLAND - Two members of the Bradwell Institute SkillsUSA Georgia team were recognized a the Fall Leadership Conference on Sept. 17-18 at the Jekyll Island Convention Center.

October 09, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty 4-H Clubs marking week

Oct. 4-10 is National 4-H Week and Liberty County is celebrating by hosting Biofuels Blast on Fort Stewart.

October 09, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Parents night at Jordye Bacon

At Jordye Bacon Elementary School's recent parents night families were able to:

October 02, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


MMS uses CSI theme to attract families

Midway Middle School, along with its PTO, will host a Family Fun Night at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13.

October 02, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


More than 70 MMS students' parents deployed

October 02, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Reading is much more decoding than letter and words

Daniel Willingham is a cognitive psychologist at the University of Virginia with a background in neuroscience who now focuses on education. He wrote a widely acclaimed 2010 book titled, “Why Don't Students Like School?” His new book, “Raising Kids Who Read,” off the presses this month, is an accessible hands-on guide for parents who want to help kids become avid readers at home and school. This interview has been edited for length and clarity.

March 22, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


NYC mayor says no to plan to seize failing schools

The Democrat's internecine battle over education reform is ratcheting up in New York, as New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo continue to spar over how to reform the city's failing schools.

March 20, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Long honors special ed teacher of year

The Long County Board of Education recently recognized Harriet Chapman as the school system's special-education teacher of the year. She received a plaque at a recent board meeting.

March 19, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


No-pay MBA completes test run

Why go into heavy debt and disrupt your life for a certification of business training that you can get essentially for free? That's the question Laurie Pickard asked when she launched her No-Pay MBA project in August of 2013, setting out to earn an MBA using Massive Online Courses, or MOOCs.

March 19, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


First Islamic college in United States granted accreditation

Zaytuna, a small liberal arts college in Berkeley, California, has been granted accreditation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The accreditation makes Zaytuna the first accredited Muslim college in the United States, reports Education News.

March 19, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


Students earn deans honors

Brandon Standard, of Allenhurst, a senior, was named to the dean's list of Mercer University's College of Liberal Arts for the fall 2014 semester. Inclusion on this list requires students to meet grade-point-average standards specific to the college or school within the university.

March 18, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Helen Keller on optimism, education and never giving up

In 1987, Congress passed a resolution designating the month of March as "Women's History Month," a tradition that each president since Ronald Reagan has honored.

March 18, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Education


Going paperless on state tests

The Long County Board of Education learned during its March 10 meeting that all state tests would eventually be taken on a computer.

March 18, 2015 | By Mike Riddle | Education


BI wins state Reading Bowl again

Bradwell Institute won its second consecutive state Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl championship March 7.

March 16, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


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