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Parents night at Jordye Bacon

At Jordye Bacon Elementary School's recent parents night families were able to:

October 02, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


MMS uses CSI theme to attract families

Midway Middle School, along with its PTO, will host a Family Fun Night at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13.

October 02, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


More than 70 MMS students' parents deployed

October 02, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Grandparents invited into schools

Joseph Martin celebrated Grandparents' Day on Sept. 10. Many of the students' grandparents visited and enjoyed lunch with their "superstars."

October 02, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students study ancient Egypt

October 02, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Story time, computers classes at libraries

The Live Oak Public Library's Liberty branch will offer a variety of activities for children this fall. The upcoming events and programs will include:

October 02, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI has second scholarship finalist

Bradwell Institute senior Natalie Sharp, at 16, is one of the youngest in her class, but her age isn't reflected in her stellar academic record. Sharp recently made the semi-finalist list for the National Merit Scholarship.

September 30, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Education


Savannah Tech adds truck-driving school

Liberty County and Savannah Technical College officials gathered at the old Liberty County airport Wednesday to announce the arrival of commercial truck driving instruction.

September 29, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Joseph Martin fifth-graders mapping education

We had to do a map project that was all about learning how to understand different maps. We had to look at the population of the states, the Great Lakes and the number of representatives from each state. We also learned about the average family, and the number of kids 18 and under in the U.S.

September 25, 2009 | By Brianna Battle Special to the Courier | Education


Media fest entry wins international

Mya Gilliard's media festival project, "Mya's Top 10 States" won at the International Media Festival. It also was voted judges' favorite and best of festival. She is the daughter of Pete and Vivian Gilliard, and is in Dr. Mattie Brown's fourth-grade class at Jordye Bacon Elementary.

September 25, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


BGE puts emphasis on reading

First-grader Semari Shepard from Tania Daughtry's class checks out Button Gwinnett Elementary School's first library book of the school year. Helping her is Anttonia Hofmann, library aide. The BGE media center is anticipating a busy and exciting year for students, parents and staff. All classes have visited to tour the library and check out books. The BGE Web site lists upcoming events for students at the center as well as other useful information. Visit http://www.liberty.k12.ga.us/bge

September 25, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


City official swears in YCA officers

"It's all about leadership," Hinesville Mayor Pro Tem Charles Frasier said to cadets at Youth Challenge Academy on Fort Stewart as they stood at attention with a crowd of about 600 faculty, staff, mentors and family members watching.

September 23, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Soldiers cement ties to Pre-K Center

The tiny students at Liberty County's Pre-K Center have captured the hearts of a group of 3rd ID soldiers and they're not letting go.

September 18, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Education


Anonymous donors help students get dirty

An art class at Bradwell Institute received donations for hands-on projects from a network of anonymous donors.

September 18, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


State superintendent to speak here

State Superintendent of Schools Kathy Cox will speak at the next Liberty County Chamber of Commerce Progress Through People Luncheon on Thursday, Sept. 17.

September 14, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Liberty County High students see the effects of DUI and distracted driving

Prom-goers from Liberty County High School attended Prom Promise earlier today.

April 16, 2015 | Tiffany King | Education


Don't blame your child for not being motivated at school

Don’t blame your children for not being motivated in the classroom — they may not have much of a say.

April 16, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Education


Virginia tops in sending kids to jail, new report says

Virginia tops the nation in how often it refers kids to the justice system, according to a new report by The Center for Public Integrity.

April 15, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Long schools reaccredited for five years

The Long County Board of Education on Monday learned that the school system has been reaccredited for five years.

April 15, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Global teaching award winner urges students to look to private sector, shun Common Core

Nancie Atwell won the first Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize award for being an ultra-exceptional teacher, the “Nobel Prize for teaching." She's donating her $1 million award to her school, a private school she founded specifically to develop innovations in teaching excellence, the BBC reports.

April 15, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Biden wants community colleges to be free, while Arizona cuts them loose

The "most flexible" institutions in American higher learning should be as automatic as high school, Vice President Joe Biden said in the White House Weekly Address this past weekend.

April 15, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Global teaching award winner urges students to look to private sector, shun Common Core

Nancie Atwell won the first Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize award for being an ultra-exceptional teacher, the “Nobel Prize for teaching." She's donating her $1 million award to her school, a private school she founded specifically to develop innovations in teaching excellence, the BBC reports.

April 15, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Biden wants community college to be free, while Arizona cuts them loose

The "most flexible" institutions in American higher learning should be as automatic as high school, Vice President Joe Biden said in the White House Weekly Address this past weekend.

April 14, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


This video shows Common Core math is a lot like baking a cake

American parents want to help their children with Common Core math homework, but they just don't fully understand how to.

April 14, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Education


College degree does little to resolve income inequality, study says

A recent study published by the Hamilton Project, an economic research project, found that while education can propel Americans from the lower class to the middle class, there is little evidence education reduces the gap between the middle class and the wealthiest citizens, reported Education News.

April 13, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


Atlanta testing scandal may be the tip of the iceberg, critics say

It's perhaps inevitable, after 11 of 12 teachers charged in the Atlanta test cheating scandal were convicted, that the scandal would serve as a Rorschach test for opponents and defenders of high-stakes standardized testing.

April 13, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Hinesville's Week of the Young Child celebration is set

Hinesville will honor local educators and day-care providers for National Week of the Young Child, which begins Sunday and runs through Saturday.

April 11, 2015 | Tiffany King | Education


Students earn academic honors

Mary E. Wilson, daughter of Samuel and Dwinda Wilson of Walthourville, was inducted into Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society for First Year Students at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University on March 29. Mary is a 2014 graduate of Liberty County High School, where she served as president of the National Honor Society. Mary is a computer-engineering major at North Carolina A&T in Greensboro.

April 09, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Georgia above average on AP exams

More Georgia students than ever are passing Advanced Placement exams during high school, according to data released last month.

April 09, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Stanford lower income students benefits from change in financial aid policy

Stanford University announced it will waive tuition for students whose parents have less than $125,000 in annual income. Students whose parents' income is less than $65,000 will also have fees for room and board waived, reported PBS.

April 09, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


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