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Most Liberty schools make federal AYP

All but two schools in the Liberty County School System met the 2010 requirements for adequate yearly progress, according to results released this week by the state Department of Education. Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High School both fell short of the standards, which have grown increasingly stringent as the state works to keep pace with federal standards for academic success in public schools.

July 23, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Education

AASU names new VP for advancement

Armstrong Atlantic State University has appointed J. Scott Joyner as vice president for advancement effective July 1.

July 21, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education

Savannah Tech increasing online classes

SAVANNAH - As the new semester begins, students taking online classes at Savannah Technical College will notice a few changes, including a new Internet address for the online courses, easier-to-view announcements and new rules for testing.

July 21, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education

Locals graduate from Wesleyan, Darton

MACON - Selina Christine Snider recently graduated from Wesleyan College with a bachelor's of arts degree, having majored in human services and double-minored in communication and education.

July 19, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education

Long Co. student in honor society

Long County High School student Haley Christine Riddle recently was named to the National Society of High School Scholars.

July 19, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education

State adopts national education benchmarks

ATLANTA - Georgia has adopted a set of national benchmarks that detail what students should learn in each grade and what they should know to graduate high school.

July 12, 2010 | Associated Press | Education

Several graduate from Youth Challenge

CLAY NATIONAL GUARD CENTER - Several Liberty County teens were among a class of more than 200 to graduate and earn their GEDs from the Fort Stewart Youth Challenge Academy program June 19. Commencement ceremonies were held at the Macon Municipal Auditorium. Former U.S. Rep. Mack Collins was the commencement speaker.

July 12, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education

State releases local CRCT results

Local-level results for the state's Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests, which help determine promotability for students in first through eighth grades, were released by the Georgia Department of Education on Thursday.

July 12, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Education

BoE renews STAR contract, others

The Liberty County Board of Education renewed its fiscal year 2011 contract for the STAR program and approved changes to construction and renovation projects Tuesday. The board members discussed project change orders for Donnell Woods Stadium, Olvey Field, the Career Academy and the Performing Arts Center as well as the demolition of the Hinesville Middle School gym and proposed modifications to the Gause Street property.

July 09, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Education

Back-to-school rally is Saturday

The nonprofit youth group Project Reach G.A.N.G. Inc. will host its Back to School Rally in Riceboro at 10 a.m. Saturday in Briar Bay

July 07, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Education

Farm Bureau offers teacher classes

Teachers can learn ways to add pizzazz to their classroom strategies in math, social studies, language arts and science using agriculture as a teaching tool through Georgia Farm Bureau's Ag in the Classroom Professional Learning Unit (PLU) course.

July 05, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education

Liberty earns DoD education grant

The Liberty County school district has received a $1.4 million grant from a Department of Defense education partnership to improve student performance in mathematics education as well as increase graduation rates and prepare high school graduates to enter the workforce.

July 05, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Education

GSU, SHRM offer exam prep course

Human resource personnel and other managers can earn a certificate in professional HR management from the Society of Human Resource Management's learning system course this fall.

June 30, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education

Georgia schools chief leaving post after 8 years

ATLANTA - Twice a month for the past eight years, Georgia schools Superintendent Kathy Cox has taken over a classroom in districts across the state to teach lessons on the U.S. Constitution and the Founding Fathers.

June 30, 2010 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press | Education

Local educators earn master teacher status

Three Liberty County teachers have earned master teacher certification this year. Kimberly Boucher and Jewelene Marie Hunter of Liberty Elementary School, and Melinda Joy Kennedy of Midway Middle School are among 131 educators statewide to receive the designation in 2009-10 based on appreciable gains in student achievement, according to a release from the governor's office.

June 30, 2010 | Staff report | Education

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Articles by Section - Education

School marks Pre-K Week

Long County High School Pre-K had 11 community/school leaders read books to the center's 4-year-olds as part of the sixth annual Georgia Pre-K ...

October 25, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education

Elementary school celebrates Hispanic culture

Students at Liberty Elementary School enjoyed the rhythmic styles and diverse culture of Latin America during the school's annual Hispanic heritage culture program for ...

October 24, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Education

Teachers get grants to energize classes

Staff of Coastal Electric Cooperative and its members of its foundation made their rounds Oct. 4 and 5 to award more than $23,500 in ...

October 19, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education

Long Co. High students honored for works

The Long County High School Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education Department and the Work-Based Learning Program have named Taylar Davis, Robyn Sikes and Ashley Cabica ...

October 18, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education

LCSS schools closed for the week

Liberty County School System schools will remain closed for the rest of the week and will resume Monday Oct. 17.

October 10, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education

Band instruments to cost $400,000

New band instruments for Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High School will cost an estimated $404,000, school officials said.

October 06, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Education

Middle schoolers hear about staying safe

The idea behind Collin Houpf's roughly 20-minute presentation Friday morning at Long County Middle School is simple: get the kids to buy in.

October 06, 2016 | By Jeff Whitten | Education


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