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Liberty Pre-K students go high-tech

Throughout the day Sept 20, the students at the Liberty County Pre-K Center were treated to a special high-tech reading of Munro Leaf's The Story of Ferdinand and attempted to help set a new record in the Guinness World Record Book.

October 16, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Contributing Writer | Education


HOPE information sessions announced

The Technical Communications Certificate Program at Savannah Technical College prepares students for careers that require strong communication and technical skills, but for many students, it does something else, too - it may help them earn HOPE scholarship eligibility.

October 14, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


500 Pancakes with Parents

Lyman Hall Elementary School recently hosted its annual Pancakes with Parents in conjunction with the Scholastic book fair.

October 11, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students participated in review

First Presbyterian Christian Academy students contributed to the academy earning its accreditation.

October 11, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Schools seek mentors

Bradwell Institute's Pathways to Academic and Athletic Success club is seeking positive mentors to work with local middle and high schools to help make a difference in the academic achievement of economically disadvantaged students.

October 11, 2007 | By Tamara Pray-Frazier Contributing Writer | Education


First Presbyterian Academy accredited

"Experience the difference" is this year's theme for First Presbyterian Christian Academy and just a couple months into the new school year, the academy has moved beyond experiencing to celebrating their distinction.

October 11, 2007 | By Alena Parker Intern | Education


Georgia improves math, reading scores

ATLANTA (AP) _ Georgia's fourth and eighth graders have nearly caught up with the nation in reading but still lag in mathematics, national test results released Tuesday show.

October 10, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


State changing HS graduation requirements

The state Board of Education's new set of graduation requirements is aimed at assuring Georgia's students graduate high school college and work ready.

October 09, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Education


FBLA members complete BASIC

The Future Business Leaders of America officer team from Bradwell Institute recently participated in the Building and Achieving Success in Chapters training program at the FFA/FCCLA Center in Covington.

October 09, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Reading is lofty goal in kindergarten

Typically, children want the top bunk when they spend the night with a friend, and most also like to play in tree houses.

September 29, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


BoE head says schools' problems being addressed

Dwindling graduation rates, alarming dropout trends, gang activity and student malnutrition mainly account for Liberty's scholastic slump, however, school officials are working on strategies to mend these pitfalls.

September 27, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | Education


Brewton-Parker College establishes Guido School of Evangelism in Metter

"Ask and ye shall receive."

September 27, 2007 | By Kelly M. Arnold Special to the Courier | Education


Students win by reading over summer

Winners of the Get Busy Reading summer reading program recently stopped by the Courier to pick up their prizes.

September 25, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


School named for hero

The machine gun assault 63 years ago on the 3rd Infantry Division's 30th Infantry, Company K had stopped the troops' advance and left five soldiers dead when Pfc. Patrick L. Kessler made a rash decision.

September 25, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Education


BoE aims at state standards

The Liberty County Board of Education is moving to join 110 other school boards in Georgia in documenting that it meets standards set by the school board association.

September 25, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Education


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Educating Max: How a personalized education helped one gifted yet challenged student find his path

Driven and a bit eccentric, Max Nanis jumped straight to college after his junior year of high school in West Chester, Pennsylvania. "He said that high school didn't have any more to offer him," his mother, Beth, says.

February 06, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


China's vow to expand college education gets reality check

China’s education minister has vowed to ban university textbooks which promote “western values,” The Guardian reports, quoting state media, "in the latest sign of ideological tightening under President Xi Jinping."

February 06, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Where did your senator go to college?

How elite is your senator? Tyler Hakes at College Raptor has put together an infographic of alma maters in the U.S. Senate.

February 06, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Honor roll: Lyman Hall Ementary

The following students earned places on the honor roll at Lyman Hall Elementary School during the recently ended nine-weeks grading period:

February 05, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Trial lawyers offering scholarship

The Georgia Trial Lawyers Association has announced that the Seventh Amendment Scholarship Essay Competition will return this year.

February 05, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Pre-K teachers transferred to vacant elementary positions

Four Liberty County Pre-K Center teachers on Wednesday taught their last pre-kindergarten classes, as they moved Thursday into vacant teaching positions at district elementary schools.

February 05, 2015 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Think you're ready for the job you want after college? Think again

With the evolving nature of the modern job market, college graduates are struggling to know what hiring managers really look at when evaluating job applications.

February 05, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret Media Companies | Education


Somali protesters press to get Seattle teacher fired

In Seattle, a group of protesters wants a teacher fired after she shared mildly satirical cartoons from the Charlie Hebdo controversy, using them to spark a discussion of free speech and religious pluralism with immigrant students in her class, the Seattle-based Stranger reported.

February 05, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


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