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State seeing fewer erasurers on tests

ATLANTA - State monitors helped reduce the number of wrong answers that were erased and replaced on standardized tests in Georgia school districts after reports of possible cheating sparked widespread public concern, according to a review of 2010 test results announced Wednesday.

February 10, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


LES wears red to support healthy hearts

Students, teachers and staffers at Liberty Elementary School wore red on Friday for National Wear Red Day, which is part of the American Heart Association's campaign to increase awareness about heart disease in women.

February 10, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


McDonald’s serves scholarships to studious staffers

McDonald's serves up more than golden fries and 98-cent hamburgers; the restaurant chain now is dishing out scholarships to deserving local McDonald's employees as well.

February 10, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Students compete in county reading bowl

Elementary, middle and high school students across Liberty County have been working all year reading, reviewing and practicing for the fifth annual Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl. The reading bowl offers an opportunity for students to put their reading skills to the test, school system officials say.

February 09, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


MMS game night draws crowd

The cafeteria at Midway Middle School bustled with activity Jan. 24 as more than 150 parents, students and friends participated in a game night. Attendees took turns playing more than 10 games. Prizes included board games, movie-night baskets and gift cards.

February 09, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Midway student's poster wins district

Damara Soto, a sixth-grade student at Midway Middle School, was declared the District 18-B winner of the Lions Clubs International Peace Poster Contest.

February 09, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Waldo Pafford Elementary

First grade

February 07, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Honor roll: Lewis Frasier Middle School

A honor roll

February 07, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Honor roll: Button Gwinnett Elementary

First grad

February 07, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Students on Georgia Tech dean's list

Area students made the dean's list for fall 2010 at the Georgia Institute of Technology:

February 07, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Career Academy details set

The Liberty County Board of Education approved master renovation plans for a fine arts building and also made a decision on the location of the Career Academy during Tuesday evening's meeting.

February 05, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Honor roll: Midway Middle School

Sixth grade

February 04, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Scholarship offered to military spouse

Applications are being taken for the Rita Ackerman Scholarship. The scholarship was created specifically to be awarded to the spouse of any enlisted service member, either active duty or retired.

February 03, 2011 | Staff report | Education


Liberty Co. pre-K center is all about Literacy

The Liberty County Pre-K Center makes reading a priority. On Thursday, the center hosted its first of four literacy series sessions, which are designed to encourage parents to help their children to become better readers.

February 02, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


11 Liberty schools earn Title 1 honors

State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge named 868 Georgia Title I Distinguished Schools and four Title I Distinguished Districts at a recent state board of education meeting.

February 02, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Schools announce spring honor lists

MOUNT VERNON - Joy Gopee of Ludowici qualified for the dean's list at Brewton-Parker College for the spring 2016 semester, Provost Dr. Robert Brian announced.

July 25, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Savanna Tech promotes industrial program at open house

The industrial systems program at Savannah Technical College will host an open house at the Liberty Campus from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m ...

July 25, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty County BOE considers Code of Conduct amendments

The Liberty County Board of Education had a short meeting last week, when members heard concerns from community members and recommendations for the school system ...

July 19, 2016 | Tiffany King | Education


School-supply drive set for Fort Stewart

Operation Homefront's Back-To-School Brigade will provide a limited amount of backpacks filled with school supplies to military children at the Community Activities Information and ...

July 16, 2016 | Tiffany King | Education


Children, families flock to Liberty County Back to School Rally

The 18th annual Back to School Rally returned Saturday to Briar Bay Park near Riceboro to get parents and students excited for the upcoming school ...

July 12, 2016 | By Dan Scott and Tiffany King Coastal Courier | Education


Two Liberty County students attend leadership training

Summer is when some high school students sleep in, relax on the beach and have fun with friends.

July 12, 2016 | By Alvieann Chandler Special to the Courier | Education


Academic honors

Valdosta gradutates

July 07, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Free e-books offered to people with problems reading

ATLANTA - Beginning this month, the Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services is making more than 425,000 accessible e-books available for free to patrons who ...

July 06, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


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