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Long BoE covers several issues

LUDOWICI -- Superintendent Dr. Edwin Pope reported at the March Long County School Board meeting that the BoE design team had met with architect Craig Shillinger of Southern A & E to discuss the preliminary plans for the new school.

April 01, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Church help youth attend leadership program

Faith Temple is hosting a fundraising BBQ/yard sale for Jasean Smith on Saturday, March 29, across from King and Son's Funeral Home in Glennville.

April 01, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


STC names GOAL winner

SAVANNAH – Patricia O'Day, a practical nursing student at Savannah Technical College has been named as the school's winner of Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership.

April 01, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students learn of world economic summit

April 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Going green is elementary

RICEBORO - Hampton Island Preserve, a private, upscale housing development off the coast here, helped teach graders from Savannah Country Day School where the food they eat comes from, the importance of healthy eating and a little about the ecosystem of the Georgia coastal area.

March 29, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


High schools earn AP honors

Both Bradwell and Liberty high schools recently climbed another rung on the ladder of success by becoming AP Access and Support Schools on the 2008 AP Honor Schools List.

March 29, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Education


Students document local history

Fourth and fifth grade students at Waldo Pafford Elementary School interviewed Hinesville's African-American trailblazers during Black History Month.

March 28, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Student hopes for fashion scholarship

ATLANTA -- The Art Institute of Atlanta has announced that the four finalists in its second annual Fashion Your Future Scholarship Competition include a Midway woman.

March 27, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Taylors Creek spotlights black history

Taylors Creek Elementary School celebrated Black History Month in a big way this year.

March 25, 2008 | By Demere Sikes Special to the Courier | Education


Weather doesn't stop picnic at Smiley

LUDOWICI -- Despite a tornado warning in effect for Long County on Friday, Smiley Elementary School still had its annual Picnic for Parents in the lunchroom.

March 25, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


FPCA students place in literary contests

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's Literary Team won several honors, including a first place, in its first competition since it was organized by the Fine Arts Director Shannon Hickey.

March 22, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


GSU honor society inducts members

STATESBORO -- The Georgia Southern University chapter of the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society recently inducted 344 new members.

March 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Columbia College lists recent graduates

Columbia College-Fort Stewart has announced its recent graduates:

March 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


School transfers may be easier for military kids

A new multi-state agreement that would ease the cumbersome process faced by many military families when enrolling their children in new school systems recently passed with overwhelming support in the Georgia Senate.

March 21, 2008 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Education


Long Chamber recognizes school STARs

LUDOWICI -- The Long County Chamber of Commerce recognized the 2008 STAR student and teacher for Long County at their monthly meeting Feb. 28.

March 19, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Courier Correspondent | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Young people, not without hope, are now most impoverished demographic

A report by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, an economic cooperative of 34 countries including the United States, found that poverty rates are now highest among young adults ages 18-25.

June 15, 2015 | Omar Etman Deseret News | Education


Attending a graduation? Keep your cheers to yourself

Three people in Mississippi faced charges of disturbing the peace, with possible $500 fines and even six months in jail for shouting a graduate's name at a Senatobia High School graduation last month.

June 15, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


No furloughs for Liberty schools in 2015-16

Liberty County School System employees will not have to endure any furlough days next year, Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee announced at Board of Education meeting on Tuesday evening.

June 15, 2015 | By Tiffany King | Education


Honor roll: Joseph Martin Elementary

Students named to Joseph Martin Elementary School's fourth nine weeks "A" honor roll were:

June 11, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Chris Christie's flip on Common Core signals hardening of GOP base

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie became the latest GOP presidential contender to flip on Common Core, announcing last week his opposition to the curriculum and standards system once embraced across a broad political spectrum.

June 11, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Honor roll: Frank Long Elemetnary

Students named to Frank Long Elementary School's fourth nine weeks honor roll were:

June 10, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


10 educational games that could change how your child learns

The new frontier of education, many experts believe, is video games. While the field is still maturing, most objectives can now be enhanced with games that allow students to collaborate and learn with more engagement while teachers are free to spend more time observing and helping, and less time at the whiteboard. Many of these games also offer parents and teachers tools to monitor progress on specific learning objectives.

June 10, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Stephanie Woods named new LCHS principal

According to an email distributed to all Liberty County School System staff, the new incoming principal of Liberty County High School is Stephanie Woods. Woods had been serving as an assistant principal for Bradwell Institute. We will update this story as more information becomes available. In the same email, Veronica Johnson has been appointed as curriculum specialist for the central office.

June 10, 2015 | By Staff Report | Education


Women's group awards first scholarship

The Community of Inspired Women Inc. awarded its first scholarship to Kaisha Porter during its monthly meeting June 2 at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center.

June 10, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Education


Students earn academic honors, graduate

MILLEDGEVILLE - Two local students made the dean's list for the 2015 spring semester at Georgia College.

June 10, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Terrorized Christian teachers won't work in Kenya, forcing possible shutdown of schools

Hundreds of schools in Kenya could be shut down as Somalia’s al-Shabab Muslim militants have terrorized teachers from showing up to work, jeopardizing the future of thousands of youths, according to news reports from the East African nation.

June 09, 2015 | Massarah Mikati Deseret News | Education


Video games could be the next frontier in teaching

After years of widespread fears that video games were destroying young American brains, educational theorists and reformers have come around to the notion that video games are here to stay — and that may be a good thing, even in the classroom.

June 09, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


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