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State to discard CRTC results

ATLANTA (AP) -- Georgia superintendent of schools Kathy Cox says the results of the state social studies exams sixth- and seventh-graders took earlier this year will be discarded.

June 06, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Locals receive honors at Brewton-Parker

MOUNT VERNON - Delia Blackmon of Hinesville was recognized during Brewton-Parker College's Honors Day ceremonies April 29 as a Dean's Scholar for qualifying for the Dean's List at least five times out of the past seven semesters. She was presented the honor from Dr. T. Ronald Melton, provost.

June 05, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County’s top readers treated with rodeo

LUDOWICI - Kids at Smiley Elementary School were rewarded for their hard work in the Accelerated Reading program with a rodeo on April 25.

June 05, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Early CRCT results worry superintendent

ATLANTA -- Georgia schools Superintendent Kathy Cox says some school systems have raised concerns about results of tests gauging student competency.

June 04, 2008 | Associated Press | Education


High school Graduation Ceremonies 2008

Graduation ceremonies for Liberty County schools are set for next Saturday.

June 03, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Students bring history to life

Fifth graders at Taylor's Creek Elementary took their history lessons personally May 12, wearing wigs, boas and stethoscopes, during their third annual Wax Museum.

May 31, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Education


Get school attendance form for summer driver tests

The Department of Driver Service reminds students needing to test for an instructional permit or driver's license over the summer vacation to get a DDS certificate of attendance form from their school administration before the end of classes.

May 30, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


4H plans summer classes, trips

Wow, can you believe summer is almost here. I bet you're wondering what to do for the next 6-8 weeks.

May 30, 2008 | By Terri L. Thompson 4-H Coordinator, Liberty County | Education


Savannah Tech offers dropout alternative

SAVANNAH -- Gateway to College, a new program sponsored by Savannah Technical College, is a dropout prevention and recovery program focusing on students, ages 16-20, who have either dropped out of high school or are on the verge of dropping out.

May 28, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Brunswick college gets interim president

ATLANTA -- University System of Georgia Chief Operating Officer Rob Watts announced last week that he has appointed Dr. Valerie A. Hepburn, currently assistant dean of the University of Georgia's College of Public Health, as interim president of Coastal Georgia Community College in Brunswick, effective July 1.

May 28, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


College honored as Gulfstream supplier

SAVANNAH -- Savannah Technical College has received the Gulfstream 2007 Supplier of the Year Award.

May 28, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Junior VIP office staff receive scholarships

Barbara Pilkinton of VIP Office recently announced that Brandon Schreihofer and Tesa Strickland have earned scholarships from the business.

May 28, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Economy eating into graduates' plans

Jennifer Barksdale will graduate from Bradwell Institute in two weeks and the slumping economy is getting her to rethink college plans.

May 28, 2008 | By Alena Parker | Education


Saint Leo University opens Savannah center

SAINT LEO, Fla. -- Saint Leo University has moved to a new location in Savannah at 532 Stephenson Avenue. The University's newest location will officially open on Thursday at 11:30 a.m.

May 21, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


FPCA Interact Club helps fight cystic fibrosis

May 21, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Long HS makes state's progress list

Long County High School has made the list as one of the highest-progress schools in the state.

September 20, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Exchange students bring culture to Liberty, Long

Anchalee Chinwitayakul and Anna Neumann may have been in the United States for only a month, but both already know their favorite American foods.

September 17, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Long County enrollment up again

Monday, the Long County Board of Education learned enrollment had increased this year by 94 this year.

September 17, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


BoE conducts self-assessment, discusses communication

The Liberty County Board of Education held two meetings Tuesday in addition to a press conference to address contract adjustments for Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee.

September 12, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


ASU breaks ground on new Liberty Center

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal - along with Armstrong State University President Dr. Linda Bleicken and other city, county and state officials - broke ground Wednesday at the site of Armstrong's future Liberty Center campus.

September 12, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


FPCA graduate wins Pioneer Club scholarship

Brooke Standard of Hinesville has been selected to receive the 2014 Lisa Peebles Memorial Scholarship, awarded by the local CenturyLink Pioneer Club.

September 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


HS work program praised by coordinator

Long County High School Work-Based Learning is going well this year, according to program coordinator Brian Thomas.

September 11, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Liberty student on Keep American Beautiful

STAMFORD, Conn. - Keep America Beautiful has selected Liberty County High School student Ciara Goodmanson as one of 10 high-school students from across the country to serve on KAB's third national Youth Advisory Council.

September 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


State's online school has open seats

Georgia Connections Academy, a free public virtual charter school open to students from every county of the state, has openings for students in grades 9-12.

September 10, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Gov. Deal, other officials break ground for Armstrong Liberty campus

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal, along with Armstrong President Linda Bleicken and other military leaders, city officials and state legislators, broke ground Wednesday at the site of the new Armstrong Liberty Center, slated to open in summer 2015.

September 10, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Schools earn math, science grant

The Liberty County School System received notification Aug. 21 that its Math and Science Partnership program proposal has been approved by the Georgia Department of Education.

September 10, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


BoE explains superintendent's pay adjustment

The Liberty County Board of Education held a press conference Tuesday morning to address the recently-renegotiated contract for Superintendent of Schools Dr. Valya Lee.

September 10, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


GSU teams up with Liberty schools

The Liberty County School System and Georgia Southern University have partnered in a research initiative known as Project ESCOLAR (eText Supports for Collaborative Online Learning and Academic Reading).

September 05, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Literacy week in state Sept. 15-19

In acknowledgement of September as National Literacy Month and the United Nations' observance of International Literacy Day on Sept. 8, Gov. Nathan Deal has proclaimed Sept. 8 Literacy Action Day and Sept. 15-19 Literacy Action Week for Georgia.

September 04, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Digital textbooks available free

Although the 2014-15 academic year now is in full swing, teachers, school leaders, parents and students still can access free, interactive digital textbooks through the Georgia Department of Education's website.

September 03, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


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