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NAACP seeks investigation of bus arrests

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.

August 17, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


Student earns doctorate

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.

August 17, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Student earns doctorate

August 16, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


BoE hears parent concerns about school uniforms, testing sites

With Liberty County schools back in session, the board of education saw a resurgence in the audience participation portion of its meeting on Tuesday.

August 12, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


Taylors Creek students sail back to class

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.

August 11, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


MMS rally inspired by TV game show

Students and parents packed the Midway Middle School gym Aug. 2 for a back-to-school rally.

August 10, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Rally promotes school, recreation

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.

August 10, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


No Child Left Behind waivers authorized

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.

August 09, 2011 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education


Schools restrict student recruitment

With the start of school, parents in Liberty County may be exploring the many extracurricular activities available to their children.

August 08, 2011 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Education


Public-school students back in class

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.

August 05, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


GSU freshmen begin by giving back

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.

August 04, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


New teachers got through orientation

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.

August 03, 2011 | Staff report | Education


New opportunities at Savannah Tech Liberty

When classes begin this month, students at Savannah Technical College will find many new opportunities available to them, including expanded instructional programs in automotive technology, semester scheduling, transferability for core courses to University System of Georgia schools and a new state-funded, student-loan program.

August 03, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students, teachers prep for year

Today, Liberty County students will meet their teachers, scout out their classrooms and learn whether they'll have friends as classmates when they begin the 2011-12 school year Thursday.

August 03, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


Masons award Simpson Scholarship

The Hourglass Lodge #113 Free and Accepted Masons Prince Hall Affiliated presented its Arthur Simpson Memorial Scholarship to Marcus Williams last week.

August 01, 2011 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


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Academic honors

GSU spring honors

July 27, 2017 | Staff Report | Education


Schools get mixed results on testing

The Liberty County School System improved in some areas in the 2016-17 Georgia Milestones Assessment System test.

July 26, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Three military students earn scholarships

Three area students are among 700 others who have earned Scholarships for Military Children Program.

July 25, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


FBLA delegation attends national confab

Bradwell Institute Future Business Leaders of America adviser Pamela Woodard and FBLA members Tiana Johnson Noah Wright hold up an issue of the Coastal Courier ...

July 18, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Fort Stewart students wins national job competition

LOUISVILLE, KY - Charissa Barrett from Fort Stewart and a student at Savannah Technical College won the college gold medal in nurse assisting in the 2017 ...

July 18, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Stated announces free, reduced meal policies

The Georgia Department of Education recently announces its policy for free and reduced-price meals for children unable to pay the full price served in schools ...

July 17, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Armstrong gets more military education accolades

SAVANNAH - U.S. Veterans Magazine has named Armstrong State University as one of the 2017 Best of the Best Top Veteran-Friendly Schools.

July 17, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


BoE considering district athletic director

The Liberty County Board of Education discussed hiring an athletic director for the district at Tuesday at a regular meeting.

July 15, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Honor roll: Taylors Creek

Taylors Creek Elementary School recently announced its fourth nine-weeks honor roll:

July 11, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Waldo Pafford Elementary

Waldo Pafford Elementary School rencetly announces its fourth nine-weeks honor roll:

July 10, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


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