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Public shows interest in hiring superintendent

The Liberty County Board of Education asked for comments via the Internet on hiring a new school superintendent. And they got them, almost 200 of them.

February 08, 2008 | By Joe Parker Jr. | Education


Head Start accepting applications

Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority is accepting applications for its Head Start centers next school year.

February 07, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Coats to help youths in Africa

While studying the virtue of generosity in December, the Savannah Country Day School fifth graders collected 77 coats for children in South Africa. The coats were presented to Linnie Darden Jr. of the Southeast Georgia Mission.

February 07, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


New Leo Club in Hinesville

A new club came to Hinesville on Jan. 18 when 22 charter members celebrated the organization of a Lewis Frasier Middle School Leo Club. The Hinesville Lions Club sponsored the club for young people ages 12-14.

February 07, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


GSU now offers doctorate of nursing

STATESBORO - With approval from the Board of Regents, Georgia Southern University will offer a doctor of nursing practice degree beginning in the fall.

February 06, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


UGA students graduate

ATHENS - Three students from Liberty County area among an estimated 2,700 University of Georgia students who completed requirements for their degrees at the end of the fall semester.

February 06, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


MLK observance committee offers scholarship

Graduating seniors from Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High School are eligible to apply for $1,000 scholarships from the Liberty County Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Association.

February 05, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Teens sought to attend youth tour

Coastal Electric Cooperative wants to find three high school students who want to develop their leadership skills and send them on the 2008 Washington Youth Tour, June 12 through 19.

February 05, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Cooperative offering scholarships

Coastal Electric Cooperative is accepting applications for the Walter Harrison Scholarship, a program sponsored by Georgia's electric membership corporations.

February 05, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


New site tracks schools in state

The Governor's Office of Student Achievement has launched "Georgia's Education Scoreboard," an electronic resource aimed at concisely and transparently reporting data on the quality and progress of education in the state, staffers recently announced.

February 05, 2008 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Education


Car dealer honors teacher

Hinesville's NeSmith Chevrolet surprised a kindergarten teacher Jan. 18 with words of thanks and a couple tokens of appreciation.

February 05, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Education


Sock hop hurray!

One hundred twenty-five students in kindergarten through 2nd grade at Joseph Martin Elementary School took a trip back in time Jan. 8 to a sock hop to celebrate their Accelerated Reader accomplishments.

February 01, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


AASU classes offered in Hinesville

Adult and continuing education classes offered by Armstrong Atlantic State University in Hinesville this winter include:

January 31, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Help with college finances coming

Georgia high school seniors will get information about federal cash assistance for education after high school during College Goal Sunday from 2-4 p.m. on Feb. 10.

January 31, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


BoE asking STC to offer classes for students

The first Liberty County Board of Education meeting of the new year brought new ideas for the county's high school students.

January 31, 2008 | By Joe Parker Jr. Contributing Writer | Education


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LCSS exceeds state averages in all three CCRPI levels

The Georgia Department of Education recently released its College and Career Ready Performance Index scores based on data from the 2013-2014 school year. CCRPI, Georgia's statewide accountability system, was implemented in 2012. It measures individual schools and the district on a 100-point scale. This rating system is designed to help all stakeholders see how schools are performing.

February 17, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


SavTech starts fundraising campaign

Before a crowd of students, faculty and supporters, Savannah Technical College President Dr. Kathy Love made two announcements Thursday morning at the school.

February 17, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Education


Schools moving toward healthier fundraisers

"Bake sales are out;" fun runs are in, with excess calories in the crosshairs.

February 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Should computer science courses be mandatory?

The real challenge in American higher education is not that we don't have enough college graduates. If New York Times columnist Charles Blow is right, it's that too many of them are majoring in English, art history, or ethnic or gender studies, and not enough in science, technology, engineering and math.

February 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


You can learn more about how a person thinks by looking at this

You can learn more about how a person thinks by looking at the small words they use rather than the big ones, according to a massive study of college admission essays conducted by researchers at the University of Texas at Austin.

February 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


The rise of meditation on college campuses

Duke may have one of the best law schools in the country, but in recruiting new students, its promotional materials point out that Durham's bar scene has exploded in the past few years.

February 13, 2015 | Menachem Wecker Deseret News | Education


Teacher bias discourages girls from STEM courses and careers, study shows

A recent study from the National Bureau of Economic Research sheds light on the reason women avoid science, technology, engineering and math.

February 13, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret Media Companies | Education


LCSS responds to shooting

Liberty County School System officials are taking precautionary measures today following a drive-by shooting Wednesday afternoon at Waldo Pafford Elementary, according to LCSS Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee.

February 12, 2015 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Honor roll: Liberty Elementary School

Students at Liberty Elementary School who were listed on the most recent honor roll include:

February 11, 2015 | Staff Report | Education


Honor roll: Bradwell Institute

Students at Bradwell Institute who earned slots on the most recent honor roll included:

February 11, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Sampie Smith resigns from Liberty County Board of Education

Liberty County Board of Education member Sampie Smith has tendered his resignation to board Chairwoman Lily Baker, he said.

February 09, 2015 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


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