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State likely to phase out graduation test

ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Board of Education will vote in April on a plan to phase out the Georgia High School Graduation Test in favor of end-of-course exams that better measure students' learning.

March 10, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


Youth learn tobacco-free advocacy at summit

Teens from Liberty, Long, Chatham and Toombs counties learned how to advocate for tobacco-free school and park policies at a youth summit last Saturday at Savannah State University in Savannah. The summit was sponsored by the Coastal Health District as part of the State Tobacco Youth Prevention Program.

March 10, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Education


After protests, Deal alters pre-K plan

After weeks of public outcry and protests, Gov. Nathan Deal announced Monday his updated plan to keep pre-K hours the same while reducing the number of school days each year by 20.

March 10, 2011 | Staff report | Education


Schools celebrate breakfast week

Liberty Elementary and Button Gwinnett Elementary schools are celebrating National School Breakfast Week from March 7-11.

March 09, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Dorchester Academy Museum donates books

Representatives from the Historic Dorchester Academy Museum of African American History recently presented five books to Liberty Elementary School.

March 09, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Walker FBLA student compete at state

On Friday, 29 Walker Middle School FBLA members competed in the State Leadership Conference in Macon. Eleven students placed on the state level, FBLA advisor Amanda Sikes said. Each student who earned a first- through fifth-place finish received a plaque and a medal. Students who finished in sixth through 10th place received a medal.

March 09, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Diamond Elementary students dine on green eggs and ham

Diamond Elementary staff chose a theme for their school's reading day based on Dr. Seuss' "Great Day for Up." Students decorated the doors of their classrooms using kites and other things that go up into the sky, librarian Lisa Romans said.

March 09, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Military schools celebrate literacy

There are places to go and people to see, something Dr. Seuss preached in his books, which were read by guests at schools around the country during "Read Across America," a March 2 tribute to literacy on what would have been Seuss' 106th birthday.

March 09, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Cat in the Hat invades library

The Cat in the Hat came to Hinesville in a jiffy, but he did not take note that he would look so spiffy to children and pre-Kers all down on the floor, who looked up to him while the room filled with a roar.

March 09, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


FPCA students earn $30,000 in scholarships

First Presbyterian Christian Academy students traveled to Brewton-Parker College to attend a one-day Young Writers Conference to learn how to strengthen their writing skills and collected $30,000 in scholarships as a result.

March 07, 2011 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


Honored student has Ludowici ties

Connie Elizabeth Wasdin recently accepted an Eagle Award at North Florida Christian School's National Honor Society induction.

March 07, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


LCSS accredited for 5 years

Liberty County School System was accredited during a called meeting Wednesday for the next five years by AdvanceED, an outside company that evaluates the efficiency of school systems.

March 04, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Teachers, parents fear pre-K cuts

ATLANTA - A plan to scale back Georgia's free, full-day pre-kindergarten program - the first of its kind in the United States - to a half-day has teachers fearing shrunken paychecks and working parents scrambling to find day care for their 4-year-olds.

March 02, 2011 | By Dorie Turner and Shannon McCaffrey Associated Press writers | Education


Democrats want to slow HOPE talks

ATLANTA - Senate Democrats are concerned that a proposal to cut the cash-strapped HOPE scholarship and prekindergarten program is moving too quickly through the Legislature.

March 02, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


Chamber honors STAR student, teacher

The Long County Chamber of Commerce last week honored STAR student Angel Dennison and STAR teacher Sherry Lester during the Student Teacher Achievement Recognition ceremony.

March 02, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


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City, Boe roll back millage rates

The Liberty County Board of Education and City of Hinesville have rolled back millage rates for 2016 property taxes.

December 06, 2016 | Tiffany King | Education


Digital book push on in Liberty schools

The numbers speak for themselves.

December 04, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Education


Honor roll: Waldo Pafford Elementary

Waldo Pafford Elementary SChool recently announced its first nine-weeks honor roll:

December 02, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Snelson-Golden Middle School

Snelson-Golden Middle School recently announced its first nine-weeks honor roll:

December 01, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Grant to help teacher start robotics program

Becky Busby plans to use a $2,500 grant to take Frank Long Elementary School to the next level.

November 30, 2016 | By Tiffany King and Dan Scott Coastal Courier | Education


Honor roll: Midway Middle School

Midway Middle School recently announced its first nine-weeks honor roll:

November 30, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll:

Lewis Frasier Middle School recently announced its first nine-weeks honor roll:

November 28, 2016 | Staff Report | Education


Liberty schools honor top teachers

Darin Edgecomb, a seventh grade language arts teacher at Lewis Frasier Middle School was named district teacher of the year Thursday during the 2018 Teacher ...

November 23, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Liberty Elementary

Liberty Elementary School recently announced its first nine-weeks honor roll:

November 21, 2016 | Staff Report | Education


School board may drop tax rate a tad

The Liberty County Board of Education will consider rolling back the millage rate for 2016 property taxes.

November 21, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Education


Armstrong keeps ranking as ‘veteran-friendly’ school

SAVANNAH - Early this month, Military Times honored Armstrong State University, ranking the institution 4th in the nation among four-year schools on its Best for Vets ...

November 18, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


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