ATLANTA (AP) - Work on revamping Georgia's 20-year-old education funding formula has come to a halt as the state deals with the worst fiscal crisis in decades.
The Investing in Educational Excellence task force was convened four years ago by Gov. Sonny Perdue after many said the Quality Basic Education formula was too clunky and no longer relevant to how schools operate, particularly in districts experiencing explosive enrollment growth.
LUDOWICI - The Long County School Board was recognized at its March 9 meeting by Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters in honor of School Board Appreciation Week.
On March 12, the Midway Middle School Media Center had two incentive parties for students who earned 75 Accelerated Reading points and an 80 percent average.
Lewis Frasier Middle School FBLA chapter members placed at the Future Business Leaders of America Region Leadership Conference in Savannah on Feb. 3.
School board members voiced concern Tuesday about going ahead with the fall 2010 opening of a new middle school on Fort Stewart.
In anticipation of budget cuts trickling - or flowing - down from the state, the Liberty County Board of Education has withdrawn from a partnership with the AASU's satellite campus in Hinesville.
A group of nine students from First Presbyterian Christian Academy traveled to Douglas where students from around the region competed against each other by demonstrating the power of the written and spoken word.
According to Bill Megathlin, assistant to the president of Armstrong Atlantic State University, the Liberty County Campus has seen a double-digit increase in enrollment during the past year.
The Liberty County School Nutrition Program reminds parents of the family free and reduced price meal benefits application availability.
The Georgia Department of Education has posted its annual application for federal grants that assist with the education of students with disabilities and will be seeking public comment on the application in April.
SAVANNAH - Savannah State University's office of admissions will present an adult college expo at 6 p.m. March 31, in the King-Frazier Student Center ballroom.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College enrollment grew 10 percent over last year's winter quarter enrollment numbers, marking the third straight quarter of double-digit enrollment growth.
SAVANNAH - David McLaughlin, an industrial systems technology student at Savannah Technical College, has been selected as the winner of the College's 2009 Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership.
Kathleen Valentine's fifth grade gifted resource class at Joseph Martin Elementary has been studying the branches of the U.S. government.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University's College of Science and Technology will launch Science on Tap - a new, free monthly event - at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, at Savannah Coffee Roasters, 215 W. Liberty St.
The Liberty County School System administration, along with the Liberty County Board of Education, held a community forum Thursday night at the Performing Arts Center to discuss its upcoming 2015-'16 budget and the impending reduction in school-system personnel.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University recently hired Christopher Corrigan as the institution's new vice president for business and finance.
STATESBORO - The Georgia Southern University College of Business Administration online programs have been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as among the best online programs for 2015.
Donnie Pulliam, an alumnus of Liberty County High School, recently received a scholarship from the National Society of High School Scholars.
Georgia Connections Academy, a provider of free virtual K-12 schooling, will host online information sessions every Tuesday and Thursday this month to show how an online classroom works.
The Liberty County Board of Education on Tuesday voted to enact a district-wide hiring freeze for all "non-essential positions," as stated by Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee.
Educational top brass of the Liberty County School System and Armstrong State University convened Friday at the Liberty College and Career Academy to put the official stamps on two new partnership agreements.
Three Long County High School students recently were recognized for their accomplishments.
State School Superintendent-elect Richard Woods is accepting applications for the 2015 Student Advisory Council.
Fourteen Liberty College and Career Academy students have taken their first steps into the medical field by earning their Certified Nursing Assistant certificates.
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