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Author visits Joseph Martin

Author, illustrator and publisher Pam Alexander from Tattnall County visited Joseph Martin Elementary School recently to share the books she has written about the state of Georgia.

November 15, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Co-op funds teacher innovation

This area's innovative teachers were honored by Coastal Electric Cooperative Thursday and Friday as its foundation handed out Bright Idea awards.

November 10, 2007 | Staff report | Education


The magic of education

Chad Crews, whose specialty is educational magic shows in schools and libraries, was at the Liberty County Public Library on Wednesday in celebration of Teen Read Week. Crews brought with him a copy of the first magic book that he checked out from the library, "The Encyclopedia of Magic." He performed many exciting magic tricks for the audience and encouraged the children to check out magic books from the library. For more information about Crews and his magic shows, visit www.chadcrewsmagic.com

November 10, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


LES students discover merits of science

Liberty Elementary School students were wowed with a lively science presentation Oct. 19 when the National Science Center Fort Discovery bus stopped for a visit.

November 10, 2007 | By Alena Parker Courier Intern | Education


Head Start accepting applications

Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority administers the Head Start Program from its main office in Brunswick. It operates 11 centers in nine counties and is presently funded to serve a total of 917 preschool children. Centers are in the following counties: Bryan, Evans, Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh, Wayne; and two in both Camden and Tattnall.

November 08, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Principal cooks for staff

November 08, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Emergency responders teach safety

Hinesville, Fort Stewart, Ludowici/ Long and Jesup fire departments, joined by the Georgia State Patrol, worked together Oct. 18-19 to educate Smiley Elementary School students about safety.

November 08, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


GED testing in Jesup

The GED test will be given at Altamaha Technical College, Jesup campus from 5-9 p.m. Nov. 5-6.

November 07, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Panthers crown new queen

Metra Walthour, daughter of Earnest Walthour Sr. and Theresa Lingard of Midway, was crowned Liberty County High School 2007 homecoming queen Friday night.

November 06, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


LCHS crowns homecoming queen

The 2007 Long County High School homecoming celebration wrapped up this past Friday with LaConya Sheree Cobb being crowned the 2007 homecoming queen.

November 06, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Activities for Red Ribbon Week

Midway Middle

November 06, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Stadium named for Donell Woods

In a sharply split 4-3 vote the school board has named the new stadium at Liberty High School the "Donell Woods Stadium."

November 03, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Education


Midway Middle honors students

November 03, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


B-P sets early registration dates

MOUNT VERNON - Brewton-Parker College will conduct early registration for the spring 2008 semester Monday and Tuesday for seniors and juniors.

November 01, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


BoE trims requirements for new superintendent

"Never."

October 30, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Education


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Fewer college students are taking foreign language courses, report shows

A new report from the Modern Language Association shows a dramatic decrease in the number of college students enrolled in foreign language classes.

February 23, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


Honor roll: Lewis Frasier Middle

Students listed on the most recent honor roll at Lewis Frasier Middle School include:

February 20, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Liberty County High School

Students listed on the most recent honor roll at Liberty County High School included:

February 19, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


As Common Core testing gears up, rebels move to opt out

While the numbers of rebels appear to be small, pockets of intense opposition to the new Common Core testing set to begin next month are percolating.

February 19, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Honor roll: Joseph Martin Elementary

Students listed on the most recent honor roll at Joseph Martin Elementary School include:

February 18, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


SavTech picks adult student for honor

Brandon Matias has been chosen to represent Savannah Technical College at the Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education (EAGLE) Leadership Institute on March 16-18 in Atlanta.

February 18, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long Co. High may reorganize classes

Long County High School Principal Scotty Hattaway gave the Long County Board of Education information Thursday on possibly changing the number of classes taken daily by students.

February 18, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


LCSS exceeds state averages in all three CCRPI levels

The Georgia Department of Education recently released its College and Career Ready Performance Index scores based on data from the 2013-2014 school year. CCRPI, Georgia's statewide accountability system, was implemented in 2012. It measures individual schools and the district on a 100-point scale. This rating system is designed to help all stakeholders see how schools are performing.

February 17, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


SavTech starts fundraising campaign

Before a crowd of students, faculty and supporters, Savannah Technical College President Dr. Kathy Love made two announcements Thursday morning at the school.

February 17, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Education


Schools moving toward healthier fundraisers

"Bake sales are out;" fun runs are in, with excess calories in the crosshairs.

February 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Should computer science courses be mandatory?

The real challenge in American higher education is not that we don't have enough college graduates. If New York Times columnist Charles Blow is right, it's that too many of them are majoring in English, art history, or ethnic or gender studies, and not enough in science, technology, engineering and math.

February 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


You can learn more about how a person thinks by looking at this

You can learn more about how a person thinks by looking at the small words they use rather than the big ones, according to a massive study of college admission essays conducted by researchers at the University of Texas at Austin.

February 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


The rise of meditation on college campuses

Duke may have one of the best law schools in the country, but in recruiting new students, its promotional materials point out that Durham's bar scene has exploded in the past few years.

February 13, 2015 | Menachem Wecker Deseret News | Education


Teacher bias discourages girls from STEM courses and careers, study shows

A recent study from the National Bureau of Economic Research sheds light on the reason women avoid science, technology, engineering and math.

February 13, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret Media Companies | Education


LCSS responds to shooting

Liberty County School System officials are taking precautionary measures today following a drive-by shooting Wednesday afternoon at Waldo Pafford Elementary, according to LCSS Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee.

February 12, 2015 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


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