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Court throws out charter school law

ATLANTA - A Georgia law that cleared the way for a wave of new state-approved charter schools was struck down Monday by the state's divided top court in a landmark decision that has left thousands of students and parents under a cloud of uncertainty.

May 17, 2011 | By Greg Bluestein Associated Press writer | Education


Students bring history to life

Christopher Columbus, Rachael Ray, Harriet Tubman and even the Obamas visited the Liberty County Board of Education on Tuesday evening to pose for photos, give speeches and offer glimpses of history to visitors who wandered through the massive lobby.

May 14, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


LES principal goes pink for pigs

Ever since Chris Anderson took over as principal at Liberty Elementary School, students actively have raised funds for the American Diabetes Association's Kiss-A-Pig campaign. This year was no different as the school raised $5,000 -all thanks to the staff, students, parents and Anderson's ability to be a good sport.

May 13, 2011 | Patty Leon | Education


BoE OKs Olvey Field renovations

On Tuesday evening, the Liberty County Board of Education voted to continue with the complete makeover of Bradwell Institute's Olvey Field.

May 13, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Post schools cutting Thursday hours

An important parent letter was sent to all families currently enrolled in Fort Stewart DoDEA schools regarding the upcoming 2011-12 school year.

May 11, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


FPCA students beautify Camp Kicklighter

Fifty-five First Presbyterian Christian Academy middle school students recently spent three days at Camp Kicklighter in Shellman's Bluff working on a re-beautification project to prepare the grounds and camp for its summer program.

May 11, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Reading bowl is good news in Liberty

Students and coaches from each Liberty County school that participated in the 2010-11 Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl were recognized during the "Good News" segment of the April 14 Liberty County Board of Education meeting. All of the elementary, middle and high schools in Liberty County entered student teams in the county-level bowls. Elementary- and middle-school teams prepared for the bowl by reading books from the Georgia Children's Book Award list of nominees for 2010-11. High-school teams prepared by reading books nominated for the Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers.

May 11, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Educators showcase technology at BoE

The Liberty County School System recently held a technology showcase at the Liberty County Board of Education during which the administrators from each school highlighted the ways technology is infused into the curriculum every day.

May 11, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Local residents offer input on Olvey Field work

Editor's note: A final decision on Olvey Field was made Tuesday evening after the newspaper already had gone to press. An update will be in Friday's edition of the Courier.

May 11, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Two earn doctorate degrees

Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Horton are proud to announce the graduation of Dr. Kimberly Horton from Tuskegee University on May 8.

May 09, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Island tour will help fund scholarships

On May 14, a select group will have a rare opportunity to view the interior of St. Catherines Island, which is generally not open to the public.

May 09, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Long Co. Board of Education approves school calendars

At a specially called meeting April 25, the Long County Board of Education approved the 2011-12 calendar year, which includes 178 school days for students and six additional planning days for teachers.

May 07, 2011 | By Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


Clown visits with classes

Lyman Hall students were surprised Wednesday morning when special guest Ronald McDonald walked in through a side door of the gymnasium, juggling balls in his normal yellow and red-striped attire.

May 06, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


LCSS 2011-12 academic calendar

Liberty County School System

May 06, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Kingston to speak at Armstrong graduation

Armstrong Atlantic State University will have its spring 2011 commencement at 10 a.m., Saturday in the Martin Luther King Jr. Arena in the Savannah Civic Center.

May 05, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Contest for college fund contribution

ATLANTA - The Path2College 529 Plan is giving children in Georgia an opportunity to win $1,529 for a Path2College 529 Plan account.

August 25, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Young RNC delegate encourages students to vote during Bradwell talk

Will Carter is 18 and says he wants to make a difference.

August 25, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Education


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


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