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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 editor@coastalcourier.com | 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 editor@coastalcourier.com | 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 editor@coastalcourier.com | 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 editor@coastalcourier.com | 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


Long County superintendent praises schools’ teamwork during recent evacuation

Long County schools received high praise at the board of education's December meeting. Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters said the schools' departments worked well together during the Dec. 6 bomb threat at Long County High School.

December 20, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


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LCSS Teacher of the Year to be announced tomorrow

The 2019 Teacher of the Year for the Liberty County School System will be announced tomorrow evening and honored alongside top teachers selected by each ...

November 08, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Liberty Elementary

Liberty Elementary School recently announced its first nine-weeks honor roll:

November 07, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Leadership class hears about city government

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce 2017-2018 Young Adult Liberty Leaders class had a city government session on Oct. 24, hosted by the city of ...

November 06, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Taylors Creek Elementary

Taylors Creek Elementary recently announced its first nine-weeks honor rolls:

November 06, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Waldo Pafford Elementary School Honor Roll

Waldo Pafford Elementary

November 02, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI students told to follow dreams, avoid bullying

"Bullying happens when we disrespect ourselves and other people. When you learn how to respect yourself, you'll respect others."

November 02, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Frank Long Elementary School Honor Roll

Frank Long Elementary

November 02, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


School board looks to drop millage rate slightly

The Liberty County Board of Education proposed a millage rate of 15.66 mills for 2017 property taxes, a rollback of 0.123 mills from ...

November 01, 2017 | Tiffany King Coastal Courier | Education


Savannah Country Day partners With Global Online Academy

The Savannah Country Day School is one of four independent schools in the state – and the first school outside metro Atlanta – to be invited to ...

October 28, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


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