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Regents approve tuition hikes up to 16%

ATLANTA - Georgia college students will pay up to $1,000 more in tuition in the coming school year under hikes passed by the state Board of Regents on Tuesday, a move that comes amid one of the worst state fiscal crises in recent history.

The tuition increases for the state's 35 public colleges and universities hit hardest at research universities: Georgia Tech, the University of Georgia and Georgia State University. Many students will pay $3,535 per semester, a 16 percent increase over last fall.

May 12, 2010 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education


BI, LCHS graduations on May 21, 22

The Liberty County School System issued its guidelines for graduation on Friday, May 21 and Saturday, May 22.

May 12, 2010 | Staff report | Education


Regents voting on tuition hike

ATLANTA - Georgia college students likely will find out Tuesday how much more they'll have to shell out for tuition this fall.

The Georgia Board of Regents is scheduled to vote on tuition hikes for the state's 35 public colleges and universities. The vote comes after lawmakers cut hundreds of millions from higher education coffers to help balance the books amid one of the worst state fiscal crises in recent history.

May 11, 2010 | Associated Press | Education


Student to attend medical career conference

This June, Molly Zechman will be one of 400 students selected nationwide to go to Washington, D.C., to participate in the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine. Students are selected on their academic achievements and leadership skills.

May 10, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty Elementary students celebrate Cinco de Mayo

With empañadas on their plates and piñatas ready to burst, Liberty Elementary School students celebrated Cinco de Mayo on Wednesday.

May 07, 2010 | jmccall@coastalcourier.com | Education


Camp prepares incoming kindergartners

The Liberty County School System will offer a kindergarten transition camp this summer at each elementary school. All students who are registered for kindergarten for the next school year will have the opportunity to participate in the free program.

May 05, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI students selected for state chorus

Six Bradwell Institute Chorus students were selected to sing in the 2010 Georgia All-State Chorus. The students passed two singing auditions, which included an art song solo, scales, tonal memory and sight-singing.

May 05, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


LCHS FFA'ers attends state convention

The Liberty County High School FFA group attended the Georgia State FFA Convention on April 22-24. Members performed community service by participating in the Rebuilding Macon House Painting Project.

May 05, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


SGMS students raise Pennies for Patients

One million People in the United States, many of them children, have a blood cancer such as leukemia or lymphoma. During February, Snelson-Golden Middle School participated in a fundraiser led by the National Junior Honor Society called "Pennies for Patients" to raise money for cancer research through the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

May 05, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI team performs well at literary meets

Bradwell Institute placed second in the March 13 Region Literary Meet at Savannah Arts Academy.

May 05, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


JBE students, parents clean up campus

Jordye Bacon Elementary School had its campus clean-up day March 6. More than 130 community residents pitched in to help with spring cleaning. JBE staff, students and volunteers worked to clean playground equipment, pick up pinecones, clean sidewalks and tidy up other areas of the school. The volunteers also created two vegetable gardens that students will use.

May 05, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students fly eco-friendly kites

Waldo Pafford first-grade students celebrated Earth Day by reusing plastic shopping bags to make kites. Students took to the school's field recently to fly their kites.

May 05, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


LCHS puts art center stage

Just like in any big city high-brow art gallery patrons milled around various art displays, commenting on various pieces while servers in starched black and white uniforms served refreshments and young virtuosos performed.

May 04, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Education


Pre-K registration is Saturday

Parents of preschoolers who live off-post in Liberty County can enroll their children in the Liberty County Pre-K Center for the 2010-11 school year from 8 a.m.- noon Saturday, May 1, at the center, 206 Bradwell St.

April 28, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Volunteers help with CRCT

Many community members are helping with the CRCT at Lewis Frasier Middle School. Each day, the volunteers donate their time to proctor the test.

April 28, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


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GSU appointments solidify university merger

Georgia Southern University President Jaimie Hebert, Ph.D., is pleased to announce the appointments of several academic and administrative leaders for the new Georgia Southern ...

August 18, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Education


Ludowici student inducted into honor society

VALDOSTA - Kirshana Marie Calhoun of Ludowici has been inducted into the Georgia Alpha Chapter of Alpha Chi at Valdosta State University.

August 18, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Native earns statewide education recognition

WARNER ROBINS – Cynthia Hammond, Ed.D, principal at Westside Elementary School in Warner Robins, was named the Georgia 2017 National Distinguished Principal by the Georgia ...

August 18, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Regional tech school gearing up for Aug. 21 start of classes

Last week started with activities, classes and more for faculty and staff of Coastal Pines Technical College as it convened at the Waycross location for ...

August 18, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Hinesville campus remains open-access under GSU

SAVANNAH – The Armstrong State University/Georgia Southern University Consolidation Implementation Committee met last week and approved recommendations thave focused on tailoring academic degree programs for ...

August 18, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


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


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