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FPCA students earn $30,000 in scholarships

First Presbyterian Christian Academy students traveled to Brewton-Parker College to attend a one-day Young Writers Conference to learn how to strengthen their writing skills and collected $30,000 in scholarships as a result.

March 07, 2011 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


Honored student has Ludowici ties

Connie Elizabeth Wasdin recently accepted an Eagle Award at North Florida Christian School's National Honor Society induction.

March 07, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


LCSS accredited for 5 years

Liberty County School System was accredited during a called meeting Wednesday for the next five years by AdvanceED, an outside company that evaluates the efficiency of school systems.

March 04, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Teachers, parents fear pre-K cuts

ATLANTA - A plan to scale back Georgia's free, full-day pre-kindergarten program - the first of its kind in the United States - to a half-day has teachers fearing shrunken paychecks and working parents scrambling to find day care for their 4-year-olds.

March 02, 2011 | By Dorie Turner and Shannon McCaffrey Associated Press writers | Education


Democrats want to slow HOPE talks

ATLANTA - Senate Democrats are concerned that a proposal to cut the cash-strapped HOPE scholarship and prekindergarten program is moving too quickly through the Legislature.

March 02, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


Chamber honors STAR student, teacher

The Long County Chamber of Commerce last week honored STAR student Angel Dennison and STAR teacher Sherry Lester during the Student Teacher Achievement Recognition ceremony.

March 02, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


Voters will decide whether to continue ESPLOST

The Educational Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax election early voting will continue through the Friday before the actual election on March 15. If the vote is approved, sales taxes will remain at the current rate for another five years.

February 28, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Savannah Tech lauds black history

Students and faculty at the Liberty Campus of Savannah Technical College observed Black History Month throughout the day Tuesday with 'living wax' figures, vendors and an art display, culminating in a program with speakers and choral and dance performances that evening.

February 25, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Education


LCSS career academy plans moving along

The Liberty County Career Academy is well on its way to being implemented in the school system.

February 24, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Student readers continue success at regionals

The day was wet and overcast, but the glum weather did not put a damper on the Liberty County teams at the seventh annual Southern Regional Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl.

February 23, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI student's work headed to D.C.

A Bradwell Institute art student has been won the chance to display his work in the U.S. Congressional High School Art Exhibition in the Armstrong Fine Arts Gallery.

February 23, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Cuts in HOPE, pre-K programs proposed

ATLANTA - Only Georgia's top-performing high school students would continue to receive free public college tuition under sweeping changes Gov. Nathan Deal and Republicans proposed Tuesday for the lottery-funded HOPE scholarship.

February 22, 2011 | By Shannon McCaffrey Associated Press writer | Education


State honors Long County schools

Georgia Superintendent of Schools Dr. John Barge recently recognized state public schools that attained Title 1 Distinguished School status this year. Long County's Walker Middle and Smiley Elementary schools were among those honored.

February 22, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


Local earns bachelor's at AASU

Amanda Kathleen Herring of Savannah, formerly of Hinesville, graduated cum laude with honors on Dec. 11 from Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah. She earned a bachelor's of science degree in psychology.

February 21, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Governor agrees to HOPE rescue plan

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal and legislative leaders have worked out a plan for the cash-strapped HOPE scholarship program that would mean recipients would no longer have the promise of a free college education and be required to graduate on time, an official familiar with the negotiations said Thursday night.

February 18, 2011 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education


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Schools get mixed results on testing

The Liberty County School System improved in some areas in the 2016-17 Georgia Milestones Assessment System test.

July 26, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Three military students earn scholarships

Three area students are among 700 others who have earned Scholarships for Military Children Program.

July 25, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


FBLA delegation attends national confab

Bradwell Institute Future Business Leaders of America adviser Pamela Woodard and FBLA members Tiana Johnson Noah Wright hold up an issue of the Coastal Courier ...

July 18, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Fort Stewart students wins national job competition

LOUISVILLE, KY - Charissa Barrett from Fort Stewart and a student at Savannah Technical College won the college gold medal in nurse assisting in the 2017 ...

July 18, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Stated announces free, reduced meal policies

The Georgia Department of Education recently announces its policy for free and reduced-price meals for children unable to pay the full price served in schools ...

July 17, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Armstrong gets more military education accolades

SAVANNAH - U.S. Veterans Magazine has named Armstrong State University as one of the 2017 Best of the Best Top Veteran-Friendly Schools.

July 17, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


BoE considering district athletic director

The Liberty County Board of Education discussed hiring an athletic director for the district at Tuesday at a regular meeting.

July 15, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Honor roll: Taylors Creek

Taylors Creek Elementary School recently announced its fourth nine-weeks honor roll:

July 11, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Waldo Pafford Elementary

Waldo Pafford Elementary School rencetly announces its fourth nine-weeks honor roll:

July 10, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


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