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Locals receive honors at Brewton-Parker

MOUNT VERNON - Delia Blackmon of Hinesville was recognized during Brewton-Parker College's Honors Day ceremonies April 29 as a Dean's Scholar for qualifying for the Dean's List at least five times out of the past seven semesters. She was presented the honor from Dr. T. Ronald Melton, provost.

June 05, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County’s top readers treated with rodeo

LUDOWICI - Kids at Smiley Elementary School were rewarded for their hard work in the Accelerated Reading program with a rodeo on April 25.

June 05, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Early CRCT results worry superintendent

ATLANTA -- Georgia schools Superintendent Kathy Cox says some school systems have raised concerns about results of tests gauging student competency.

June 04, 2008 | Associated Press | Education


High school Graduation Ceremonies 2008

Graduation ceremonies for Liberty County schools are set for next Saturday.

June 03, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Students bring history to life

Fifth graders at Taylor's Creek Elementary took their history lessons personally May 12, wearing wigs, boas and stethoscopes, during their third annual Wax Museum.

May 31, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Education


Get school attendance form for summer driver tests

The Department of Driver Service reminds students needing to test for an instructional permit or driver's license over the summer vacation to get a DDS certificate of attendance form from their school administration before the end of classes.

May 30, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


4H plans summer classes, trips

Wow, can you believe summer is almost here. I bet you're wondering what to do for the next 6-8 weeks.

May 30, 2008 | By Terri L. Thompson 4-H Coordinator, Liberty County | Education


Savannah Tech offers dropout alternative

SAVANNAH -- Gateway to College, a new program sponsored by Savannah Technical College, is a dropout prevention and recovery program focusing on students, ages 16-20, who have either dropped out of high school or are on the verge of dropping out.

May 28, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Brunswick college gets interim president

ATLANTA -- University System of Georgia Chief Operating Officer Rob Watts announced last week that he has appointed Dr. Valerie A. Hepburn, currently assistant dean of the University of Georgia's College of Public Health, as interim president of Coastal Georgia Community College in Brunswick, effective July 1.

May 28, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


College honored as Gulfstream supplier

SAVANNAH -- Savannah Technical College has received the Gulfstream 2007 Supplier of the Year Award.

May 28, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Junior VIP office staff receive scholarships

Barbara Pilkinton of VIP Office recently announced that Brandon Schreihofer and Tesa Strickland have earned scholarships from the business.

May 28, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Economy eating into graduates' plans

Jennifer Barksdale will graduate from Bradwell Institute in two weeks and the slumping economy is getting her to rethink college plans.

May 28, 2008 | By Alena Parker | Education


Saint Leo University opens Savannah center

SAINT LEO, Fla. -- Saint Leo University has moved to a new location in Savannah at 532 Stephenson Avenue. The University's newest location will officially open on Thursday at 11:30 a.m.

May 21, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


FPCA Interact Club helps fight cystic fibrosis

May 21, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


School thanks businesses for support

LUDOWICI -- Smiley Elementary School faculty, staff and students recently recognized Altamaha Federal Credit Union for its support of at the school.

May 20, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Freewheeling through childhood? Democratic schools put kids in charge, eliminate curriculum, and the

On a recent Friday afternoon in a sleepy suburb just west of Chicago, 5-year-old Zeke Banks faces several teenagers seated at a table.

June 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


China uses drones to catch cheaters on college access exams

The world's toughest exam has driven Chinese students to extremes, including suicide, but cheating will be a little tougher if a plan in Henan province, 400 miles south of Beijing, pans out.

June 16, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Honor roll: Button Gwinnett Elementary

Students listed on Button Gwinnett Elementary School's final honor roll of the year were:

June 15, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Young people, not without hope, are now most impoverished demographic

A report by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, an economic cooperative of 34 countries including the United States, found that poverty rates are now highest among young adults ages 18-25.

June 15, 2015 | Omar Etman Deseret News | Education


Attending a graduation? Keep your cheers to yourself

Three people in Mississippi faced charges of disturbing the peace, with possible $500 fines and even six months in jail for shouting a graduate's name at a Senatobia High School graduation last month.

June 15, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


No furloughs for Liberty schools in 2015-16

Liberty County School System employees will not have to endure any furlough days next year, Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee announced at Board of Education meeting on Tuesday evening.

June 15, 2015 | By Tiffany King | Education


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