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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


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


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LCSS Teacher of the Year to be announced tomorrow

The 2019 Teacher of the Year for the Liberty County School System will be announced tomorrow evening and honored alongside top teachers selected by each ...

November 08, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Liberty Elementary

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

November 07, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Leadership class hears about city government

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce 2017-2018 Young Adult Liberty Leaders class had a city government session on Oct. 24, hosted by the city of ...

November 06, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Taylors Creek Elementary

Taylors Creek Elementary recently announced its first nine-weeks honor rolls:

November 06, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Waldo Pafford Elementary School Honor Roll

Waldo Pafford Elementary

November 02, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI students told to follow dreams, avoid bullying

"Bullying happens when we disrespect ourselves and other people. When you learn how to respect yourself, you'll respect others."

November 02, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Frank Long Elementary School Honor Roll

Frank Long Elementary

November 02, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


School board looks to drop millage rate slightly

The Liberty County Board of Education proposed a millage rate of 15.66 mills for 2017 property taxes, a rollback of 0.123 mills from ...

November 01, 2017 | Tiffany King Coastal Courier | Education


Savannah Country Day partners With Global Online Academy

The Savannah Country Day School is one of four independent schools in the state – and the first school outside metro Atlanta – to be invited to ...

October 28, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


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