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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


BI Band Boosters want new uniforms

Bradwell Institute Band Boosters have started a fund raising campaign to buy new band uniforms

September 22, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


As Common Core testing gears up, rebels move to opt out

While the numbers of rebels appear to be small, pockets of intense opposition to the new Common Core testing set to begin next month are percolating.

February 19, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Honor roll: Joseph Martin Elementary

Students listed on the most recent honor roll at Joseph Martin Elementary School include:

February 18, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


SavTech picks adult student for honor

Brandon Matias has been chosen to represent Savannah Technical College at the Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education (EAGLE) Leadership Institute on March 16-18 in Atlanta.

February 18, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long Co. High may reorganize classes

Long County High School Principal Scotty Hattaway gave the Long County Board of Education information Thursday on possibly changing the number of classes taken daily by students.

February 18, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


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


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