STATESBORO - Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will speak at Georgia Southern University at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8. The event is free and open to the public. The campus location of the event will be announced later.
ATLANTA - The state Board of Education has approved unanimously a plan to toss out scores for standardized tests at four elementary schools where cheating was discovered.
Under a new state law, House Bill 251 Public School Choice, parents and guardians of students living in the Liberty County School District boundaries may request to transfer their children to another public school in the Liberty County School District for the upcoming 2009-10 school year.
DALLAS, Texas - Sandy Jones, director of curriculum and professional learning for Liberty County Schools, has been accepted into the National Staff Development Council Academy for Staff Developers, a learning experience aimed at improving the quality of teaching and learning in all schools.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College has selected Jim Nordone as its vice president for student affairs.
Four employees with a combined total of 100 years of service were recognized by the Long County Board of Education at the June meeting.
Long County Schools recently had a young author's conference at the Clubhouse in Rye Patch.
The Liberty County Board of Education has made some changes to the dress code for the 2009-10 school year. We would like to take this opportunity to inform you of these changes. Some of the changes for elementary students include only solid white or navy polo shirts (no ruffles, lace, elastic, or smocking will be allowed). Blouses and button down shirts are no longer allowed. Elementary students will now be able to wear any color belt.
Hinesville residents Zanita Tonisha Simmons and Elizabeth Wesley Pirkle graduated from The Savannah Country Day School on June 1.
Lewis Frasier Middle School's seventh-grade First in Math Team placed first in the state among all seventh-grade teams and seventh in the state among all teams. Lewis Frasier's sixth-grade First in Math team placed first among all sixth-grade teams and second in the state among all teams. First in Math is a nation-wide comprehensive Web-based program offering fact practice, test-prep and math activities.
MOUNT VERNON - Brewton-Parker College has announced it plans to participate in the Yellow Ribbon tuition program for veterans.
LUDOWICI - Walker Middle School had its first CHAMPS graduation ceremony June 1.
The board of education is still paying for the construction of Libert County High School's Donell Woods Stadium and they passed a motion Tuesday to accept a $328,658 bid from Titan Golf Services to correct irrigation issues that have left the field saturated and soggy.
Students listed on the most recent honor roll at Joseph Martin Elementary School include:
Brandon Matias has been chosen to represent Savannah Technical College at the Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education (EAGLE) Leadership Institute on March 16-18 in Atlanta.
Long County High School Principal Scotty Hattaway gave the Long County Board of Education information Thursday on possibly changing the number of classes taken daily by students.
The Georgia Department of Education recently released its College and Career Ready Performance Index scores based on data from the 2013-2014 school year. CCRPI, Georgia's statewide accountability system, was implemented in 2012. It measures individual schools and the district on a 100-point scale. This rating system is designed to help all stakeholders see how schools are performing.
Before a crowd of students, faculty and supporters, Savannah Technical College President Dr. Kathy Love made two announcements Thursday morning at the school.
"Bake sales are out;" fun runs are in, with excess calories in the crosshairs.
The real challenge in American higher education is not that we don't have enough college graduates. If New York Times columnist Charles Blow is right, it's that too many of them are majoring in English, art history, or ethnic or gender studies, and not enough in science, technology, engineering and math.
You can learn more about how a person thinks by looking at the small words they use rather than the big ones, according to a massive study of college admission essays conducted by researchers at the University of Texas at Austin.
Duke may have one of the best law schools in the country, but in recruiting new students, its promotional materials point out that Durham's bar scene has exploded in the past few years.
A recent study from the National Bureau of Economic Research sheds light on the reason women avoid science, technology, engineering and math.
Liberty County School System officials are taking precautionary measures today following a drive-by shooting Wednesday afternoon at Waldo Pafford Elementary, according to LCSS Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee.
Students at Liberty Elementary School who were listed on the most recent honor roll include:
Students at Bradwell Institute who earned slots on the most recent honor roll included:
Liberty County Board of Education member Sampie Smith has tendered his resignation to board Chairwoman Lily Baker, he said.