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FPCA shows drive despite defeat

Although First Presbyterian Christian Academy is not the victor in Under Armour's Finding Undeniable challenge, school representatives still consider the experience a win.

January 09, 2012 | Danielle Hipps | Education

Dougherty cheating scandal claims principals

ALBANY - The Dougherty County School Board said two elementary school principals have resigned and two teachers have been terminated in the wake of allegations of widespread cheating.

January 05, 2012 | Associated Press | Education

Regents discussing consolidating schools

ATLANTA - A University System of Georgia proposal would merge eight college campuses across the state into four to save money, a state lawmaker said Wednesday.

January 05, 2012 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education

Law to change school funding drawn up

TUCKER - Georgia is considering throwing out a law requiring 65 percent of education funding be spent in public school classrooms, part of an effort to overhaul how the state funds K-12 education.

January 05, 2012 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education

BoE may change graduation requirements

When the Liberty County Board of Education convenes Tuesday, it is expected to act on an issue presented during its last meeting: high school graduation requirements.

January 05, 2012 | By Danielle Hipps Staff writer | Education

State getting pressure under grant money

ATLANTA - The U.S. Department of Education is pressuring Georgia to follow through on promises the state made last year to win $400 million in the "Race to the Top" grant competition.

January 04, 2012 | Associated Press | Education

State may revamp school spending law

TUCKER - Georgia is considering throwing out a law requiring 65 percent of state funding to be spent in public school classrooms.

January 04, 2012 | Associated Press | Education

Parker’s donates $1,000 to LCSS

The Parker Companies, a nationally recognized leader in fuel sales across Southeast Georgia and South Carolina, presented a $1,000 donation on Dec. 15 to the Liberty County School System through the Fueling the Community program.

December 28, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education

Troy University unveils plans for a new campus

COLUMBUS - Troy University is planning a new riverfront campus in Phenix City that features a statue of a 20-foot Trojan.

December 28, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education

Nearly 500 attend Pajama-Rama night

Four hundred and ninety-two students and family members, most in pajamas, turned out for the first-ever Pajama-Rama parent involvement night Dec. 6 at Button Gwinnett Elementary.

December 28, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education

Seven states win education contest

WASHINGTON - Seven states won a share of $200 million in federal "Race to the Top" money to improve K-12 education programs, the Education Department announced Thursday.

December 28, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education

Soldiers deliver gift of written word

The radiance of the sense of magic and anticipation that Christmas evokes shone on children's faces Dec. 14 at Liberty Elementary as soldiers from the 703rd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, read Christmas stories to the students as part of the battalion's adopt-a-school community outreach program.

December 25, 2011 | By Sgt. Mary S. Katzenberger 4th IBCT, 3rd ID Public Affairs | Education

Georgia FFA members eligible for scholarships

Monty's Plant Food Company - a Louisville, Ky.-based manufacturer of plant and soil enhancement products for the agriculture, horticulture, lawn and garden and turf industries - is accepting applications for four $1,000 college scholarships. The awards will be given in conjunction with the National Future Farmers of America Organization to high school seniors who are members of FFA.

December 22, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education

BI debate team gives youth a voice

Bradwell Institute's speech and debate program is giving students the opportunity to raise their voices and speak their minds about public issues that affect society.

December 22, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education

LCSS taps teacher of year

A special-education pre-K educator in her second year at the school was named the 2012-13 Liberty County School System Teacher of the Year during a ceremony last week.

December 21, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education

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BI's 2018 STAR teacher asked to resign

Bradwell Institute's 2018 STAR teacher has apparently been asked to resign.

March 24, 2018 | Patty Leon | Education

New school set to open on time

School Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters said Tuesday that the Long County School System's new school building should be completed for the start of the ...

March 24, 2018 | Denise Etheridge | Education

Liberty County 4H students kick butts

4H members were at the Liberty County Courthouse Wednesday with displays, showing the negative effects of tobacco. From a diagram showing the ingredients in cigarettes ...

March 24, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Education

A sad rite of spring

Two emergency workers try to get a "victim" out of a wrecked car Friday morning on the Bradwell Institute campus. It was part of Prom ...

March 24, 2018 | Lewis Levine | Education

Red Cross to honor three LCHS students

The American Red Cross will be honoring three Liberty County High School students for their commitment to their community at 8 a.m. April 20 ...

March 22, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Education

State certifies Liberty Elementary’s STEM work

The Georgia Department of Education awarded science, technology, engineering and mathematics certification to Liberty Elementary School on March 13, according to a news release from ...

March 22, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Education

Rykard to attend West Point summer seminar

Caroline D. Rykard, a junior at Liberty County High School in Midway, has been selected to be among 1,000 attendees at West Point's ...

March 09, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Education

Lachowsky attends National 4-H Youth Summit

Kelly Lachowsky, a Liberty County 4-H member, represented Georgia 4-H at the 2018 National 4-H Youth Summit for Healthy Living held Feb. 16-19 at the ...

March 09, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Education

National FFA week celebrated at LCHS

The Liberty County High School FFA celebrated National FFA Week, Feb. 17-24.

March 07, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Education

Claim college savings through April 17 on 2017 taxes

While it may be too late to change the financial decisions of the past year, it's not too late to contribute to a 529 ...

March 07, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Education

College of Coastal Georgia announces fall dean's list

The College of Coastal Georgia Office of the President has announced the students who have earned their place on the dean's list for fall ...

March 06, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Education


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