The Liberty County Pre-K Center had visitors from the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning on campus recently. Pre-K Commissioner Mary Mazarky, Regional Program Manager Monica Warren and Pre-K consultant Kathy McCollister toured the facility and spent time in classrooms talking with students and teachers.
ATHENS (AP) - U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston will speak at the University of Georgia graduation ceremony next month.
UGA announced the spring commencement speakers Thursday. Kingston, a Republican from Savannah, graduated from UGA in 1978 with a degree in economics.
The Board of Education went through proposed budget cuts Monday, hashing out a list of line items to do away with. According to Liberty County School System Assistant Superintendent Jason Rogers, the board needed to shave about $7 million from the budget.
Applications are available for the Henry "Hank" White Memorial Scholarship.
The Liberty County Board of Education called a board meeting for 9 a.m. Monday in the board room.
ATLANTA (AP) - Work on revamping Georgia's 20-year-old education funding formula has come to a halt as the state deals with the worst fiscal crisis in decades.
The Investing in Educational Excellence task force was convened four years ago by Gov. Sonny Perdue after many said the Quality Basic Education formula was too clunky and no longer relevant to how schools operate, particularly in districts experiencing explosive enrollment growth.
LUDOWICI - The Long County School Board was recognized at its March 9 meeting by Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters in honor of School Board Appreciation Week.
On March 12, the Midway Middle School Media Center had two incentive parties for students who earned 75 Accelerated Reading points and an 80 percent average.
Lewis Frasier Middle School FBLA chapter members placed at the Future Business Leaders of America Region Leadership Conference in Savannah on Feb. 3.
School board members voiced concern Tuesday about going ahead with the fall 2010 opening of a new middle school on Fort Stewart.
In anticipation of budget cuts trickling - or flowing - down from the state, the Liberty County Board of Education has withdrawn from a partnership with the AASU's satellite campus in Hinesville.
A group of nine students from First Presbyterian Christian Academy traveled to Douglas where students from around the region competed against each other by demonstrating the power of the written and spoken word.
According to Bill Megathlin, assistant to the president of Armstrong Atlantic State University, the Liberty County Campus has seen a double-digit increase in enrollment during the past year.
The Liberty County School Nutrition Program reminds parents of the family free and reduced price meal benefits application availability.
With Republicans still struggling to revise the embattled No Child Left Behind law, advocates on both sides are again sparring over the federal role in K-12 education. One month ago, it appeared the House was poised to revise NCLB, which was first passed in 2002 and now is long overdue for overhaul.
The Supreme Court this week let stand a lower court decision, Dariano vs. Morgan Hill, which held that a school could restrict the right of children to wear American flag-themed apparel to school under particular circumstances that might incite violence.
Researchers have found it is better for children to perform moderate amounts of homework every night instead of more intense homework less frequently. The study also found students perform better when they are able to complete their homework without parental assistance, reported Education News.
Two Long County High School students recently advanced to the finals of the Canoochee EMC Washington Youth Tour Essay Competition.
The jagged roll out of Common Core-aligned tests across the nation continues, the rumors of the Common Core Cataclysm have been overstated, argues Alexander Russo at the Columbia Journalism review.
Aquaponics, the solar system, dancing, NFL players, and fashion were all demonstration topics presented by Liberty County 4-H members at the Cloverleaf District Project Achievement on March 21 in Alma.
Hinesville Rotarians were given an up-close look at the new fundraising campaign for Savannah Technical College during their meeting last week at the college's Liberty Campus.
The Georgia High School Graduation Test no longer can prevent a student from getting a diploma - if that's the only thing standing in the way and the student petitions the school district.
Armstrong State University's College of Education will host Military Family Day, an on-campus event for K-8 children whose parents are based at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield. The event will feature free lunch, a variety of kid-friendly activities and educational sessions for parents. This event is free and open to the public.
Just outside the track at Bradwell Institute, near the bleachers, sat two cars that collided into each other. Among the shattered glass and bent metal was a driver under the influence in one vehicle and, in the other, victims of the accident.
Hours of study and preparation seem to go out the window every time Katie Fisher sits down to take an exam.
Next school year, Arkansas will become the first state to require all public high schools and charter schools to offer classes in computer science, courtesy of a bill signed into law last month by Gov. Asa Hutchinson, reports Wired.
Sleep deprivation and college have gone hand-in-hand for decades. Pulling all-nighters, socializing, part-time jobs all combine to make sleep an inconvenience rather than a necessity.
As March Madness ignites Americans' yearly obsession with college basketball games and broken brackets, a new book is calling attention to a different kind of madness: the systemic academic fraud at the center of college sports.