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Governor put GBI on test cheating probe

ATLANTA - State investigators began questioning teachers Monday after the governor ordered the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to help a probe into possible cheating on standardized tests at schools in Atlanta and Dougherty County.

October 20, 2010 | By Greg Bluestein Associated Press writer | Education


Kingston talks schools with educators

Members of the Bryan-Evans Retired Educators Association welcomed U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., as guest speaker of their morning meeting Tuesday held at Mrs. Rogers restaurant in Claxton.

October 18, 2010 | By Crystal Walker Special to the Courier | Education


Schools tech department lauded

Staying on top of the constant deluge of innovations and advances in technology is no easy feat, but members the Liberty County School System's technology department have handled the task commendably and will be nationally recognized for their accomplishments next week.

October 15, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


JROTC cadets host St. Jude bike ride

The Bradwell Institute Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps Program had its 13th annual St. Jude Bike-A-Thon on Sept. 25 on BI's campus. More than 100 people gathered to help raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

October 13, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Schools promote health lunch choices

The Liberty County School System is hosting "School Lunch – What's on Your Tray?" an interactive campaign that is designed to get students excited about healthy school lunch choices, in celebration of National School Lunch Week, Oct. 11-15.

October 13, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Schools promote health lunch choices

The Liberty County School System is hosting "School Lunch – What's on Your Tray?" an interactive campaign that is designed to get students excited about healthy school lunch choices, in celebration of National School Lunch Week, Oct. 11-15.

October 13, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


AASU leader: Liberty Center here to stay

Armstrong Atlantic State University has been going strong for 75 years, and if the college's recent jump in enrollment and newly added programs are any indication, the best is yet to come, according to its president, Linda Bleicken.

October 13, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


Groups celebrate National 4-H Week

All 155,000 Georgia 4-H groups are celebrating National 4-H week Oct. 3-9. Festivities include fun activities, project competitions and meeting new people through 4-H programs. Liberty and Long counties' 4-H programs are part of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

October 06, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Student-mentor program on track

The Patriot Mentor-Protégé program at Lewis Frasier Middle School is growing in popularity. Kevin Fulghum, the school's graduation coach, has managed the program for three years. Currently, 78 students are being mentored by 35 adults.

October 06, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


'Puff mobiles' provide physics lesson

Liberty Elementary fifth-graders made puff mobiles during a Sept. 17 physics lesson. The lesson was the first of four conducted by the Savannah Coastal Empire Section of the Society of Women Engineers as part of an outreach project.

October 06, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Families build sugar igloos

Students and parents from Nicole Carter's fourth-grade class at Waldo Pafford Elementary created miniature igloos using marshmallows and icing during the school's recent open house.

October 06, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


LES has TV station's 'Top Teacher'

Liberty Elementary School's gifted class teacher, Lela Dickens, was recognized as a WTOC top teacher in September. Dickens said she always tries to go above and beyond to ensure her students are learning at high levels. She gives personal attention to each student and makes certain her teaching style fits the needs of each pupil.

October 06, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Hispanic heritage entertain, educates

The sound of maracas and the low beat of bongo drums punctuated students' animated conversations Friday at Liberty Elementary as children and teachers poured into the cafeteria to watch a performance in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.

October 04, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


Fall fest gives students, parents time together

On Friday evening, parents wandered around the grassy field in front of Frank Long Elementary School watching their children play, laugh and enjoy the sunny day.

October 04, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


Ludowici native is SGTC student of month

South Georgia Technical College recreation and leisure management student Brittany Mills of Ludowici recently was named student of the month for September during a student recognition ceremony in the John M. Pope Industrial Technology Center on the Americus campus.

October 04, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Workshop focuses on skills for young men

Hinesville will host Tied to Success, a free annual workshop for males ages 10 and older on Sept. 17.

August 22, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Bright Idea grants help teachers innovate in class

Teachers in Liberty County schools are invited to apply for innovative classroom grants of up to $2,000.

August 22, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Youth leadership program seeks members

Nominations are being accepted for the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's 2016-17 class of Young Adult Liberty Leaders.

August 16, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County schools report smooth start

The new school year in Long County got off to a great start, administrators told school board members at Monday's Board of Education meeting ...

August 15, 2016 | By Justin Hall Correspondent | Education


BoE OKs Wi-Fi hotspots on buses

If you see a group of students hanging around a parked bus, don't worry. They might just be doing homework.

August 13, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Education


Savannah Tech wins $15K for workforce development

SAVANNAH - AT&T awarded $15,000 to Savannah Technical College Foundation last week for third place in the inaugural $20k for 2020 workforce development competition.

August 05, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Two earn military child scholarships

Two students from Hinesville have each received one of the 700 scholarship presented to college and high school students this year by the annual Scholarships ...

August 05, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Credit union helps teachers refurbish their classrooms

Interstate Credit Union has announced the winners of their fifth annual Extreme Makeover: Classroom Edition Contest.

August 04, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


School bells ring across Liberty

The annual Day One celebration kicked off the 2016-17 school year across Liberty County schools Monday.

August 03, 2016 | By Tiffany King and Dan Scott | Education


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