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History group offers scholarship

The Liberty County Historical Society is accepting applications for the annual Avis Wisner Memorial Scholarship.

May 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Hinesville students honored at GSU

STATESBORO -- A Hinesville student was among more than 140 Georgia Southern University students recognized at the annual Honors Day ceremony recently.

May 01, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


FFA team ranks fourth in area contest

The Bradwell Institute FFA Floriculture Team recently competed in the Area VI Floriculture Career Development Event at Berrien County High School in Nashville, Ga.

May 01, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


State education official tours technology in schools

Ann Ware, associate deputy of instructional technology with the Georgia Department of Education, visited Liberty County school on March 24.

May 01, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Head Start gets community support

May 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


New school design to be submitted to state

The Long County Board of Education saw the final plans for a new school on April 3.

April 25, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Long second graders visit GSU Planetarium

Second graders from Smiley Elementary School in Ludowici visited the Georgia Southern University Planetarium on March 28.

April 23, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


State BoE hearing here

Do you have suggestions that may help Georgia schools and students? If so, you may want to take advantage of an opportunity to speak to the State Board of Education member Linda Zechmann.

April 23, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Smiley Elementary has 'CRCT Breakfast for Champions'

LUDOWICI -- As students are preparing for the upcoming CRCT, Smiley Elementary School Principal SandyJones hosted a breakfast for 50 students.

April 22, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Local teen selected for Washington Youth Tour

Liberty County teen Charles Fields Jr. has been selected as a delegate for Coastal Electric Cooperative's annual Washington Youth Tour, an all-expenses paid leadership trip.

April 22, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Church school earns state recognition

From early morning devotion to computer training and foreign language, each day offers new experiences for students.

April 22, 2008 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Education


Smiley names teacher of the year

LUDOWICI - Vivian Griffis was recently named Teacher of the Year by parents and fellow teachers at Smiley Elementary School.

April 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Scholarship applications available

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Hinesville Alumnae Chapter has applications for the Annie B. Givens Scholarships available.

April 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Two teams take reading skills to state

Each year, the top four regional Reading Bowl teams travel to Athens to take part in the Helen Ruffin Georgia Reading Bowl. The state bowl is part of the Children's Literature Conference. This year's bowl was held March 1.

April 18, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Surviving Math Night

The cafeteria at Midway Middle was bustling with activity on the evening of March 25.

April 16, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


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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