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Regents discussing consolidating schools

ATLANTA - A University System of Georgia proposal would merge eight college campuses across the state into four to save money, a state lawmaker said Wednesday.

January 05, 2012 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education


Law to change school funding drawn up

TUCKER - Georgia is considering throwing out a law requiring 65 percent of education funding be spent in public school classrooms, part of an effort to overhaul how the state funds K-12 education.

January 05, 2012 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education


BoE may change graduation requirements

When the Liberty County Board of Education convenes Tuesday, it is expected to act on an issue presented during its last meeting: high school graduation requirements.

January 05, 2012 | By Danielle Hipps Staff writer | Education


State getting pressure under grant money

ATLANTA - The U.S. Department of Education is pressuring Georgia to follow through on promises the state made last year to win $400 million in the "Race to the Top" grant competition.

January 04, 2012 | Associated Press | Education


State may revamp school spending law

TUCKER - Georgia is considering throwing out a law requiring 65 percent of state funding to be spent in public school classrooms.

January 04, 2012 | Associated Press | Education


Parker’s donates $1,000 to LCSS

The Parker Companies, a nationally recognized leader in fuel sales across Southeast Georgia and South Carolina, presented a $1,000 donation on Dec. 15 to the Liberty County School System through the Fueling the Community program.

December 28, 2011 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Education


Troy University unveils plans for a new campus

COLUMBUS - Troy University is planning a new riverfront campus in Phenix City that features a statue of a 20-foot Trojan.

December 28, 2011 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Education


Nearly 500 attend Pajama-Rama night

Four hundred and ninety-two students and family members, most in pajamas, turned out for the first-ever Pajama-Rama parent involvement night Dec. 6 at Button Gwinnett Elementary.

December 28, 2011 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Education


Seven states win education contest

WASHINGTON - Seven states won a share of $200 million in federal "Race to the Top" money to improve K-12 education programs, the Education Department announced Thursday.

December 28, 2011 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Education


Soldiers deliver gift of written word

The radiance of the sense of magic and anticipation that Christmas evokes shone on children's faces Dec. 14 at Liberty Elementary as soldiers from the 703rd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, read Christmas stories to the students as part of the battalion's adopt-a-school community outreach program.

December 25, 2011 | By Sgt. Mary S. Katzenberger 4th IBCT, 3rd ID Public Affairs | Education


Georgia FFA members eligible for scholarships

Monty's Plant Food Company - a Louisville, Ky.-based manufacturer of plant and soil enhancement products for the agriculture, horticulture, lawn and garden and turf industries - is accepting applications for four $1,000 college scholarships. The awards will be given in conjunction with the National Future Farmers of America Organization to high school seniors who are members of FFA.

December 22, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI debate team gives youth a voice

Bradwell Institute's speech and debate program is giving students the opportunity to raise their voices and speak their minds about public issues that affect society.

December 22, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


LCSS taps teacher of year

A special-education pre-K educator in her second year at the school was named the 2012-13 Liberty County School System Teacher of the Year during a ceremony last week.

December 21, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


Long County superintendent praises schools’ teamwork during recent evacuation

Long County schools received high praise at the board of education's December meeting. Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters said the schools' departments worked well together during the Dec. 6 bomb threat at Long County High School.

December 20, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


LCSS officials: BI coach to stay

Months of blogging and community chatter about the state of Bradwell Institute football culminated in a request for the resignation of head coach Jim Walsh Jr. on Tuesday night before the Liberty County Board of Education.

December 19, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


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High schools earn honors for AP classes, test scores

Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High have earned Advance Placement honors from the Georgia Department of Education.

April 18, 2018 | Staff Report | Education


Honor roll: Lyman Hall Elementary

Lyman Hall Elementary School recently released its third nine-weeks honor rolls:

April 14, 2018 | Staff Report | Education


Honor roll: Joseph Martin Elementary

Joseph Martin Elementary School recently released its third nine-weeks honor rolls:

April 13, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Education


Education: Frank Long Elementary

Frank Long Elementary School recently released its third nine-weeks honor rolls:

April 12, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Education


White gets ROTC scholarship

Tatiana M. White of Hinesville has received an Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps scholarship to attend Columbus State University.

April 05, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Education


Literary team brings home awards, looks forward to state competition

The literary team at First Presbyterian Christian Academy competed March 6 against Citizens Christian Academy, Memorial Day School and Robert Toombs Christian Academy in the ...

April 03, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Education


Long County High School deemed safe after lockdown

The Long County Sheriff's Office is reportedly investigating a school threat that forced a lockdown at Long County High School this morning.

March 29, 2018 | Patty Leon | Education


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