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No injuries as two buses collide at Liberty Elementary

Emergency crews were called to Liberty Elementary School in Midway on Monday after two school buses clipped each other on their way out of the parking lot after dismissal.

August 24, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


Joseph Martin starts year with math night

The first week of the new Liberty County school year came to a close Aug. 12. Joseph Martin Elementary marked the occasion by hosting a family math night, which drew more than 50 parents and students.

August 24, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Georgia ACT scores run flat

ATLANTA - Georgia's performance on the ACT college-entrance exam was flat this year as the number of students taking the test rose.

August 18, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


AASU grant on prison management

SAVANNAH - Armstrong Atlantic State University's College of Education recently received a $19,999 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice National Institute of Corrections that will fund a cooperative agreement for implementing inmate behavior-management programs.

August 18, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


State superintendent seeks student advisors

State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge is accepting applications for the 2011-12 Student Advisory Council.

August 18, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


State wants more ways to rate schools

ATLANTA - After a decade of leaning on standardized test scores to determine whether schools are meeting federal benchmarks, Georgia soon may be able to overhaul how it measures success in public education.

August 17, 2011 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education


School continues link with soldiers

Soldiers from the 703rd went back to school last year at Liberty Elementary. This time last year, military personnel were not learning new skills, nor were they conducting routine training missions. Instead, soldiers volunteered their time at Liberty Elementary to support students and teachers in learning and fun.

August 17, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


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


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Youth leadership class has orientation

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce 2017-18 Young Adult Liberty Leaders class kicked off the year with orientation at the Hinesville branch of Live Oak ...

October 10, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


National awards program in search of most spirited school, students, more

Now is the time for high schools and students to start prepping their entry for the Varsity Brands School Spirit Awards, and start their video ...

October 10, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Education


Long County gears up for Homecoming

Long County High School will celebrate Homecoming from Tuesday through Friday.

October 10, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long 4-H'er grows 2nd biggest melon

A Long County 4-H'er took second place in the 2017 4-H Watermelon Growing Contest.

October 09, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty Elementary celebrates vibrant Hispanic culture

Liberty Elementary School's colorful, annual Hispanic Heritage Month presentation was on full display Friday afternoon as students celebrated various Hispanic cultures.

October 08, 2017 | Tiffany King | Education


Liberty County Schools Celebrate National School Lunch Week

To recognize the National School Lunch Program and the 30 million children it serves every day, Liberty County schools will recognize National School Lunch Week ...

October 07, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Bradwell graduate seeing world to fight disease

Bradwell graduate Ajilé Owens is studying abroad, learning about global health and about herself.

October 04, 2017 | Tiffany King Coastal Courier | Education


Animation class draws students, industry

A new animation class at the Liberty College and Career Academy is connecting with animators and future animators on the other side of the country.

October 04, 2017 | Tiffany King Coastal Courier | Education


Liberty County School System to hold REACH Scholar Signing Day

Governor Nathan Deal launched the Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen (REACH) Georgia scholarship program in 2012, and it is a needs-based scholarship program that begins ...

October 03, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


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