ATLANTA (AP) - Work on revamping Georgia's 20-year-old education funding formula has come to a halt as the state deals with the worst fiscal crisis in decades.
The Investing in Educational Excellence task force was convened four years ago by Gov. Sonny Perdue after many said the Quality Basic Education formula was too clunky and no longer relevant to how schools operate, particularly in districts experiencing explosive enrollment growth.
LUDOWICI - The Long County School Board was recognized at its March 9 meeting by Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters in honor of School Board Appreciation Week.
On March 12, the Midway Middle School Media Center had two incentive parties for students who earned 75 Accelerated Reading points and an 80 percent average.
Lewis Frasier Middle School FBLA chapter members placed at the Future Business Leaders of America Region Leadership Conference in Savannah on Feb. 3.
School board members voiced concern Tuesday about going ahead with the fall 2010 opening of a new middle school on Fort Stewart.
In anticipation of budget cuts trickling - or flowing - down from the state, the Liberty County Board of Education has withdrawn from a partnership with the AASU's satellite campus in Hinesville.
A group of nine students from First Presbyterian Christian Academy traveled to Douglas where students from around the region competed against each other by demonstrating the power of the written and spoken word.
According to Bill Megathlin, assistant to the president of Armstrong Atlantic State University, the Liberty County Campus has seen a double-digit increase in enrollment during the past year.
The Liberty County School Nutrition Program reminds parents of the family free and reduced price meal benefits application availability.
The Georgia Department of Education has posted its annual application for federal grants that assist with the education of students with disabilities and will be seeking public comment on the application in April.
SAVANNAH - Savannah State University's office of admissions will present an adult college expo at 6 p.m. March 31, in the King-Frazier Student Center ballroom.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College enrollment grew 10 percent over last year's winter quarter enrollment numbers, marking the third straight quarter of double-digit enrollment growth.
SAVANNAH - David McLaughlin, an industrial systems technology student at Savannah Technical College, has been selected as the winner of the College's 2009 Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership.
Kathleen Valentine's fifth grade gifted resource class at Joseph Martin Elementary has been studying the branches of the U.S. government.
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.
The Long County Recreation Department held its annual Back-to-School Bash on last Saturday, and according to Randy Simmons, this year's turnout was one of the largest since the event's inception.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will put on the Progress Through People Luncheon at noon Thursday, Aug 21, at the Performing Arts Center in Flemington.
Though Coastal Georgia's summer weather is far from over, summer vacation officially ended for Liberty County School System students Wednesday.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University recently was named a Yellow Ribbon Program school in recognition of its support for veterans and active-duty military students.
The Liberty County School System's transportation department hosted its first back-to-school barbecue luncheon Monday as a show of support for district bus drivers.
Here's help planning your menus for the month. Download pdf documents in the media player at left of what Liberty County Schools will be serving during August.