Falling in line with state trends, an increasing number of seniors in Liberty County schools are taking the ACT, a standardized test used for college admissions, than in previous years.
Liberty County School System was one of 14 systems statewide to receive Title 2D technology grants.
The Hinesville Lions Club recently presented tissues and hand sanitizer to Taylors Creek Elementary School. Faculty reported that enough was delivered so each classroom got the items and that teachers were excited to receive two of the most used items.
ATLANTA - Georgia high school students performed worse on the SAT college-entrance exam than their predecessors for the third year in a row, continuing to lag behind the nation.
Georgia's average score on the test was 1,460 this year, a six-point drop since last year, according to data released Tuesday by the exam's administrators, the College Board. The national average score was 1,509 this year.
Dr. Linda Bleicken, Armstrong Atlantic State University's new president, spoke at the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce luncheon Thursday to introduce herself, provide an update on the main and Liberty campuses and give
Terrence Smith, 13, won this year's Wal-mart Vision Center's annual Back-to-School SpongeBob Coloring Contest.
The Hinesville Rotary Club was introduced Tuesday to Southeast Georgia's newest four-year college - the College of Coastal Georgia.
SAVANNAH - The Savannah Technical College Local Board of Directors welcomed four new members at its August meeting last week on the Savannah Campus.
ATLANTA - State Superintendent of Schools Kathy Cox is accepting applications for her 2009-10 Student Advisory Council.
According to Title 1 facilitator Harley Grove, Liberty County School system's alternative school, The Ombudsman Program, is among the long list of budget items recently forced to adjust to fit budget crunches.
State budget cuts are taking a toll on education at all levels.
LUDOWICI - The Long County Board of Education honored the system's teacher of the year for 2009 at its August meeting.
ATLANTA - The percentage of U.S. high school graduates meeting all four of ACT's College Readiness Benchmarks increased slightly in 2009 as the pool of students taking the preparatory test continued to expand.
The not-for-profit ACT's newly released annual grad class report on college readiness found the percentage of graduates ready to earn at least a "C'' or higher in first-year college courses in all four subject areas tested on the ACT - English, math, reading and science - increased from 22 percent in 2008 to 23 percent in 2009.
FLEMINGTON - Brewton-Parker College's Liberty County Campus on East Oglethorpe Highway will host a new student registration and information event from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15.
Liberty County School System announces its policy for free and reduced price meals for children unable to pay the full price for meals.
Community members heard more about how school-governance teams will be formed, and how they will function, during a recent community forum concerning the district's transition to becoming a charter system.
The National Center of Education Statistics reports that about 3 percent of the school-age population is home schooled. Parents mainly home-school their children because they are concerned about certain school environments, where there could be bullying or teachings that go against a parent's political and religious beliefs, the NCES reported.
Students hung out to dry when 30 remaining Corinthian colleges shuttered last week will lose all or most of their credits, leaving 15,000 students in dire straits. Many will not be able to transfer most, if any, of their credits to new institutions. Some were just days away from finishing their certifications.