WASHINGTON - American schoolchildren do better than people think in math and science, but Asian students still dominate in math and have gained ground in science, an international study found.
Kids in the U.S. made significant gains in math since 1995 and score above average on international fourth- and eighth-grade tests in the subject, according to a study released Tuesday.
Recently, two third-grade classes from Ludowici's Smiley Elementary School went to Savannah to watch a play based on the Junie B. Jones books by Barbara Park.
State Sen. Tommie Williams, R-Ga., visited Hinesville's Joseph Martin Elementary on Wednesday and spoke with teachers and staff, delivering mostly good news, and a touch of bad.
ATLANTA - Georgia college students will pay more fees and employees will shell out hundreds more dollars for health care under stopgap budget measures passed by the state Board of Regents on Wednesday.
ATLANTA -- Georgia college students will pay more fees and employees will shell out hundreds more dollars for health care under stopgap budget measures passed by the state Board of Regents on Wednesday.
With little discussion, the board hurriedly approved the increases to help fill a $186 million hole created by state budget cuts. The university system already cut 6 percent, or $136 million, from this year's budget in October, but now the board is cutting another 2 percent, or $46 million, in anticipation of further reductions from the state.
You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen, Comet and Cupid, Donner, and Blitzen. But do you recall Jack Sprat, who ate no fat; his wife who ate no lean?
ATLANTA - The head of Georgia's Senate Higher Education Committee is proposing a merger of two historically black colleges with other schools to save money.
Rezoning, joint-education plans with Fort Stewart, and a decision on the recommended millage rate were among the items on the agenda at the Liberty County Board of Education monthly meeting on Nov. 18.
As Liberty County's two public high schools wrap up their first full semester since a uniform policy was instituted, the new clothing guidelines are receiving mixed reviews.
Chris Teel refused to be another statistic.
Bruce Grube has announced that he is stepping down as president of Georgia Southern University effective June 30, 2009.
Lewis Frasier Middle School students of the Month were treated to lunch at Wendy's on Oct. 31.
Lewis Frasier Middle School recently honored students in classes that had the most Accelerated Reading points in the first nine weeks of the school year.
Long County High School recently was recognized as a regional winner of the Governor's Cup by Gov. Sonny Perdue.
Coastal Electric Cooperative and its Foundation awarded eight Bright Ideas grants totaling $12,837 to Liberty County school teachers on Friday, Oct. 24th. The winners were greeted in their classrooms with a visit from the Bright Ideas Prize Patrol, who came with balloons, a presentation check, and gifts.
Interstate Credit Union recently announced that Lyman Hall Elementary teacher Denise Blackmon had won its annual Extreme Classroom Makeover Contest.
The Hineshouse Project Inc. selected and sponsored local recent high-school graduates or current high-school students to attend a youth-leadership conference, "Call of Duty: Making a Difference," hosted by the Georgia Association of Housing and Redevelopment Authorities from July 25-27 at the University of Georgia in Athens.
The United States Achievement Academy recently announced that Tia Ayana Gonzalez of Hinesville has been recognized as a student of excellence in science.
The Liberty County School System, through the teaching and learning department, will offer Focused Learning After School Hours (FLASH) courses for all teachers beginning this month. One-hour FLASH courses, held on announced days, will provide resources, tools and take-away items for the teachers' toolkits. For each 10 FLASH courses completed, educators will earn one Professional Learning Unit.
For the past 15 years, the Liberty County School System has contracted the Student Transition and Recovery Program as a means for discipline and behavior intervention.
James Long of Ludowici has won of the Interstate Resources Scholarship Program sponsored by Interstate Resources, Inc.