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Study: State slipping in pre-k

ATLANTA - Georgia, long considered a national leader in providing prekindergarten education, is slipping behind other states after student enrollment and inflation outpaced state spending for the last decade, a study has found.

April 26, 2011 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education


Long County students compete in ‘Blue Tide Idol’

Long County students competed last week for the title of "Blue Tide Idol" during the school's entertainment contest.

April 26, 2011 | Staff report | Education


Blue Tide students party at prom

Blue Tide juniors and seniors gathered last weekend for the 2011 Long County High School Prom, which was themed "Masquerade."

April 25, 2011 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Students question council and mayor

A future generation of voters questioned Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas and city council members Thursday, on Government Day. The event was part of Georgia Cities Week which was held in cities across the state last week.

April 25, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Education


Honor-roll students visit with mayor, win prizes

Snelson-Golden Middle School honor-roll students were encouraged to do their best and believe in themselves throughout the remainder of the school year and their lives during Tuesday's academic honors recognition ceremony.

April 22, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Students walk for test motivation

Liberty Elementary School participated in a school-wide "walk it out" event April 8 to motivate students for the CRCT.

April 20, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


LFMS honor society honored for work

Lewis Frasier Middle School's chapter of the National Junior Honor Society has been selected as one of the 2011 Outstanding Service Project Award Winners. The chapter was recognized for its Wreaths 4 Warriors Walk project. The members raised $1,500, which was used to purchase 100 wreaths for Warriors Walk on Fort Stewart. Lewis Frasier was one of 10 chapters nationally recognized for this award. The award is presented annually by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, National Honor Society and National Junior Honor Society.

April 20, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


Students attend leader conference

DeAngela Williams, 12, and Gregory Anthony, 12, both sixth-graders at Lewis Frasier Middle School, attended the 2011 Junior National Young Leaders Conference on March 26-31 in Washington, D.C.

April 20, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Walker MS goes green, earns equipment

Students and staff at Walker Middle School are "going green" while earning free technology equipment by participating in the FundingFactory Recycling Program. WMS is collecting empty laser and inkjet cartridges and used cell phones from the community, which they'll send to FundingFactory in exchange for technology and recreation products or even cash.

April 20, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Ga. Regents approve college tuition increases

ATLANTA - Georgia college students will have to pay up to $450 more per semester in tuition and fees starting this fall.

April 20, 2011 | The Associated Press | Education


Leaders, educators discuss parental concerns

Following a spring education forum at Fort Stewart on Tuesday, Garrison Commander Col. Kevin Milton, his senior enlisted advisor Command Sgt. Maj. James Ervin, Liberty County School Superintendent Dr. Judy Scherer and South Carolina/Fort Stewart/DoDDS-Cuba District School Superintendent Dr. Samantha Ingram listened Wednesday as parent representatives and educators presented military parents' concerns regarding their children's education.

April 19, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Education


Midway student immersed in agriculture

TIFTON - Benjamin Varnum, an Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College student from Midway, recently participated in the Florida Legislative Leadership Day at the Capitol in Tallahassee, Fla., as a representative of the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity at ABAC.

April 18, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty County schools wait for funds

Don't shoot the messenger.

April 18, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Reading all the rage at pre-K center

More than 40 families attended the Liberty County Pre-K Center's workshop Wednesday, which was the fourth session in a series dedicated to literacy and reading skills.

April 15, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Ga. scraps high school graduation test

A vote Wednesday by the State Board of Education eliminated the Georgia High School Graduation Test as a requirement for those who enter high school in fall 2011.

April 15, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


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Public school students sought for statewide council

State School Superintendent Richard Woods is seeking middle and high school students to serve on his 2017-2018 Student Advisory Council.

August 15, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Education


BoE hires architect for BI gym rehab

The Liberty County Board of Education hired an architect for a renovation of Bradwell Institutes' gym to address roof leaks, HVAC problems and the locker ...

August 13, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Youth leaders class recruiting students

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 2017-18 class of Young Adult Liberty Leaders.

August 11, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty 4-H’ers place at state competition

Four 4-H members represented Liberty County at State 4-H Congress in Atlanta last week.

August 11, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County back in school

Parents adjusted their young daughters' crisp new hair bows and smoothed their sons' cowlicks on the first day of school Tuesday as new and returning ...

August 02, 2017 | By Denise Etheridge Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


Teachers ring in new school year at East End Convocation

Some Liberty County School System teachers and administrators rang in the new school year Tuesday at the East End Convocation Tuesday morning at Midway Middle ...

August 02, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Alternative school may add online classes

Horizons Learning Center could soon add an online learning-only program to its curriculum.

July 29, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Academic honors

GSU spring honors

July 27, 2017 | Staff Report | Education


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