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Seven receive Hank White Scholarships

The committee for the Henry "Hank" White Memorial Scholarship fund recently announced the 2007 recipients of seven $1,000 scholarships.

September 22, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Schools set open houses

Two of Liberty County's elementary schools had open houses this week and the rest have scheduled them during the remainder of the month.

September 22, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Educators reporting smooth start to school year

Schools across the county are sending progress reports home today showing students' progress.

September 22, 2007 | By Alena Parker Intern | Education


State superintendent looking for student advisors

Superintendent of Schools Kathy Cox is accepting applications for her 2007-2008 Student Advisory Council.

September 19, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


GED tests given in Jesup

GED tests will be given in Jesup at the Scott Polytechnical Center, Room 434, from 5-9 p.m. Sept. 10-11.

September 19, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Y shows teens about careers

September 19, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Four graduate Youth Challenge

Four Liberty County teens were among 157 youth who graduated from the Georgia Youth Challenge Academy on Aug. 25 at the James Brown Arena in Macon.

September 19, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Libraries set programs

Live Oak Public Libraries Programs at the Liberty Branch in Hinesville and Midway-Riceboro Branch in Midway during September include:

September 19, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Georgia SAT scores rank 46th in nation

Georgia's 2007 high school seniors held their ground versus the nation on the SAT.

September 13, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Centers helps returning students

Tucked away on Highway 301 north, just outside Ludowici city limits, is a small building that houses the Altamaha Technical College Academic Support Center. People of different backgrounds and ages visit the center on weekdays to enhance their education and prepare themselves for the job market.

September 11, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Education


Donations are music to band students' ears

Bradwell Institute received a donation Aug. 22 from the Hinesville Jazz/Poets Meet-up Group. A flute, clarinet and a trumpet were given to the school band. "The band is very appreciative," Daryl Wolfram, band director, (left) said. The instruments will be loaned to students who cannot afford to buy one. Alphonso Wright, founder of the Hinesville Jazz/Poets Meet-up Group, said there is an ongoing effort to donate instruments. For more information, contact Alphonso Wright at 876-4504, 977-3385, teachpaint@yahoo.com or online at http://jazz.meetup.com/121/

September 08, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Teens tour U.S. with drum, bugle corps

Special to the Courier

September 04, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Bus drivers petition to change school year

LUDOWICI - The Long County Board of Education has received a letter with the signatures of 27 bus drivers stating that if the 2008-09 school year begins earlier than Sept. 1, that those drivers would not report to work.

September 01, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Parents dress downs BoE over uniforms

Most of Tuesday's school board meeting was taken up by parents' complaints about the new K-8 uniform dress code and board action adjusting the policy.

September 01, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Education


Motivator to speak at education rally

A community education kick-off rally is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Aug. 28 at the Bradwell Institute cafeteria.

August 29, 2007 | Staff report | Education


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Articles by Section - 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


Honor roll: Liberty Elementary School

Students at Liberty Elementary School who were listed on the most recent honor roll include:

February 11, 2015 | Staff Report | Education


Honor roll: Bradwell Institute

Students at Bradwell Institute who earned slots on the most recent honor roll included:

February 11, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


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