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MMS students collect food for Manna House

November 06, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Accreditation panel visits Long schools

The Long County school system went through its Southern Accreditation of Colleges and Schools review Oct. 26-28, and, according to Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters, the system did well.

November 06, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Joseph Martin raises $2,700 for UW

Joseph Martin Elementary School's staff and students got excited about collecting money for annual United Way campaign this school year.

November 04, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Hispanics showcase culture at Bradwell

November 04, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students rebuild Plymouth Colony

The third grade students in Debra Crowley and Carol Hough's gifted classes recently creating 3D models of Pilgrim homes.

November 04, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Educator heads state career panel

Mary Edwards, LCSS transition coordinator for Liberty County Schools, has been elected president of the Division on Career Development and Transition, a special interest division of the Council for Exceptional Children in Georgia.

October 28, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Family shares native heritage with 4th graders

Fourth grade students at Waldo Pafford Elementary School got a special treat and glimpse into the traditions of the Navajo/Zuni tribes thanks to the Wheeler family on Sept. 29.

October 28, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


MMS names October's top students

Midway Middle School's students of the month for October were, from left, in back, Kevin O'Neil, Sarah Wright, Alischa Kelly, Cortney Welch, Sharabia Dobbins and Patrice Roberts; in front, Braxton Lee, Carrigan Miller, Sandra Scott and Zakkiyah Shareef.

October 28, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Tech schools report record enrollments

ATLANTA (AP) - Enrollment has skyrocketed at Georgia's technical colleges since last year, hitting record highs.

October 28, 2009 | Associated Press | Education


Long County bookmobile route ends

BRUNSWICK - The regional bookmobile, operated by the Brunswick-based Three Rivers Regional Library System, will officially end its services Nov. 1, after 60 years of service.

October 26, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


B-P consolidation axes campus here

Brewton-Parker College will close its Liberty County campus at the close of the 2009 fall semester.

October 23, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Education


Potatoes help students in class

Fifth-graders at Taylors Creek Elementary have been planting grass on potatoes.

October 21, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Frank Long students can publish books

Publishing student writing encourages reluctant writers, strengthens self-confidence and promotes literature.

October 21, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


United Way kicks off in school

The United Way of the Coastal Empire's Liberty chapter has kicked off its annual drive for funds at Joseph Martin Elementary School. Principal Sue Tolley planned creative ways to encourage staff to give.

October 21, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Muffins with Mom at Joseph Martin

Joseph Martin Elementary School recently had Muffins with Mom, allowing students the opportunity to honor their mothers.

October 21, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Reading is much more decoding than letter and words

Daniel Willingham is a cognitive psychologist at the University of Virginia with a background in neuroscience who now focuses on education. He wrote a widely acclaimed 2010 book titled, “Why Don't Students Like School?” His new book, “Raising Kids Who Read,” off the presses this month, is an accessible hands-on guide for parents who want to help kids become avid readers at home and school. This interview has been edited for length and clarity.

March 22, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


NYC mayor says no to plan to seize failing schools

The Democrat's internecine battle over education reform is ratcheting up in New York, as New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo continue to spar over how to reform the city's failing schools.

March 20, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Long honors special ed teacher of year

The Long County Board of Education recently recognized Harriet Chapman as the school system's special-education teacher of the year. She received a plaque at a recent board meeting.

March 19, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


No-pay MBA completes test run

Why go into heavy debt and disrupt your life for a certification of business training that you can get essentially for free? That's the question Laurie Pickard asked when she launched her No-Pay MBA project in August of 2013, setting out to earn an MBA using Massive Online Courses, or MOOCs.

March 19, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


First Islamic college in United States granted accreditation

Zaytuna, a small liberal arts college in Berkeley, California, has been granted accreditation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The accreditation makes Zaytuna the first accredited Muslim college in the United States, reports Education News.

March 19, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


Students earn deans honors

Brandon Standard, of Allenhurst, a senior, was named to the dean's list of Mercer University's College of Liberal Arts for the fall 2014 semester. Inclusion on this list requires students to meet grade-point-average standards specific to the college or school within the university.

March 18, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Helen Keller on optimism, education and never giving up

In 1987, Congress passed a resolution designating the month of March as "Women's History Month," a tradition that each president since Ronald Reagan has honored.

March 18, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Education


Going paperless on state tests

The Long County Board of Education learned during its March 10 meeting that all state tests would eventually be taken on a computer.

March 18, 2015 | By Mike Riddle | Education


BI wins state Reading Bowl again

Bradwell Institute won its second consecutive state Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl championship March 7.

March 16, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


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