A financial audit of the Liberty County School System showed that despite two findings, the district reported its 2010 finances in a "fair" manner, according to an official report presented to the board of education.
Emergency crews were called to Liberty Elementary School in Midway on Monday after two school buses clipped each other on their way out of the parking lot after dismissal.
The first week of the new Liberty County school year came to a close Aug. 12. Joseph Martin Elementary marked the occasion by hosting a family math night, which drew more than 50 parents and students.
ATLANTA - Georgia's performance on the ACT college-entrance exam was flat this year as the number of students taking the test rose.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong Atlantic State University's College of Education recently received a $19,999 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice National Institute of Corrections that will fund a cooperative agreement for implementing inmate behavior-management programs.
State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge is accepting applications for the 2011-12 Student Advisory Council.
ATLANTA - After a decade of leaning on standardized test scores to determine whether schools are meeting federal benchmarks, Georgia soon may be able to overhaul how it measures success in public education.
Soldiers from the 703rd went back to school last year at Liberty Elementary. This time last year, military personnel were not learning new skills, nor were they conducting routine training missions. Instead, soldiers volunteered their time at Liberty Elementary to support students and teachers in learning and fun.
The Liberty County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People announced last week that it is seeking an outside investigation into how officials handled a May bus incident that resulted in the arrests of seven students.
LaShawn Bacon, daughter of Bertha Mae Bacon and the late Rayford T. Bacon Sr., completed her dissertation and is now Dr. LaShawn C. Bacon. She received her degree in counselor education and supervision May 14 from the University of Iowa. She also has accepted an assistant professor position at Lindsey Wilson College in Louisville, Ky., where she will teach master's level mental-health counseling courses.
With Liberty County schools back in session, the board of education saw a resurgence in the audience participation portion of its meeting on Tuesday.
Taylors Creek Elementary students were welcomed to 2011-12 school year by teachers who had created special themes for their rooms for last week's open house and first day of classes.
Students and parents packed the Midway Middle School gym Aug. 2 for a back-to-school rally.
All of the Long County schools rang their bells last Friday to begin the 2011-12 year. On Saturday, the Long County Recreation Department held its first back-to-school rally to promote the recreation department and the upcoming school year, Assistant Director Randy Simmons said.
Waldo Pafford Elementary School
The Liberty County Board of Education is taking steps toward finding a new superintendent using a familiar search firm.
The Long County Schools Young Authors Conference was March 30 at First Baptist Church in Ludowici.
Liberty County School-level STEAM Fair winners presented their projects to the public at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center on March 28.
Students shined at Liberty Life Magazine's Top 12 Shining Seniors award ceremony, which honored students for their academic and personal accomplishments.
In contrast to controversies that have prompted an accreditation organization to schedule an early visit to the Liberty County School System, the system is apparently ...