ATLANTA - State Superintendent of Schools Kathy Cox is accepting applications for her 2009-10 Student Advisory Council.
According to Title 1 facilitator Harley Grove, Liberty County School system's alternative school, The Ombudsman Program, is among the long list of budget items recently forced to adjust to fit budget crunches.
State budget cuts are taking a toll on education at all levels.
LUDOWICI - The Long County Board of Education honored the system's teacher of the year for 2009 at its August meeting.
ATLANTA - The percentage of U.S. high school graduates meeting all four of ACT's College Readiness Benchmarks increased slightly in 2009 as the pool of students taking the preparatory test continued to expand.
The not-for-profit ACT's newly released annual grad class report on college readiness found the percentage of graduates ready to earn at least a "C'' or higher in first-year college courses in all four subject areas tested on the ACT - English, math, reading and science - increased from 22 percent in 2008 to 23 percent in 2009.
FLEMINGTON - Brewton-Parker College's Liberty County Campus on East Oglethorpe Highway will host a new student registration and information event from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15.
Liberty County School System announces its policy for free and reduced price meals for children unable to pay the full price for meals.
The Liberty County Board of Education called an emergency meeting with Col. Todd Milton on Wednesday night after many of the board members voiced a desire to talk with the garrison commander about the terms of the lease for a new middle school on Fort Stewart.
Liberty County School System officials say the first week of the 2009-10 school year has, overall, gone smoothly. Students began classes at the county's 14 public schools Aug. 6.
All Long County schools held their open houses this past Wednesday and Thursday, and on Friday their doors were opened for the first day of school.
Jordye Bacon fourth-grader Zakiya Caswell anxiously ran her finger down a yellow piece of paper mounted on the wall of the cafeteria during open house on Wednesday. A big smile ran across her face.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College will close for business and furlough employees this fall in keeping with Gov. Sonny Perdue's directive that state agencies cut budgets. The college will be closed on Sept. 4, Nov. 25 and Dec. 23.
Charity Crowell was selected to attend a program this summer at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta.
Twenty-five campers from Liberty County recently spent a week at Georgia 4-H Cloverleaf Camp.
Liberty County was recently represented by seven 4-H'ers at State 4-H Council at Rock Eagle.
A report by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, an economic cooperative of 34 countries including the United States, found that poverty rates are now highest among young adults ages 18-25.
Three people in Mississippi faced charges of disturbing the peace, with possible $500 fines and even six months in jail for shouting a graduate's name at a Senatobia High School graduation last month.
Liberty County School System employees will not have to endure any furlough days next year, Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee announced at Board of Education meeting on Tuesday evening.
Students named to Joseph Martin Elementary School's fourth nine weeks "A" honor roll were:
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie became the latest GOP presidential contender to flip on Common Core, announcing last week his opposition to the curriculum and standards system once embraced across a broad political spectrum.
Students named to Frank Long Elementary School's fourth nine weeks honor roll were:
The new frontier of education, many experts believe, is video games. While the field is still maturing, most objectives can now be enhanced with games that allow students to collaborate and learn with more engagement while teachers are free to spend more time observing and helping, and less time at the whiteboard. Many of these games also offer parents and teachers tools to monitor progress on specific learning objectives.
According to an email distributed to all Liberty County School System staff, the new incoming principal of Liberty County High School is Stephanie Woods. Woods had been serving as an assistant principal for Bradwell Institute. We will update this story as more information becomes available. In the same email, Veronica Johnson has been appointed as curriculum specialist for the central office.
The Community of Inspired Women Inc. awarded its first scholarship to Kaisha Porter during its monthly meeting June 2 at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center.
MILLEDGEVILLE - Two local students made the dean's list for the 2015 spring semester at Georgia College.
Hundreds of schools in Kenya could be shut down as Somalia’s al-Shabab Muslim militants have terrorized teachers from showing up to work, jeopardizing the future of thousands of youths, according to news reports from the East African nation.
After years of widespread fears that video games were destroying young American brains, educational theorists and reformers have come around to the notion that video games are here to stay — and that may be a good thing, even in the classroom.