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Governor exploring higher pay for reading teachers

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal said he's exploring the idea of paying extra for top-notch teachers willing to work with some of the state's youngest students.

September 07, 2011 | Associated Press | Education

Students earn academic honors

Shaniece Withrow of Hinesville has accepted membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. Withrow will be honored during an induction convocation this fall on the campus of Georgia State University.

September 06, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education

McTeachers nights help local schools

McDonald's is hosting two McTeacher's Night fundraisers in September.

September 06, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education

New school evaluation index could sub for AYP

With a possible state waiver from No Child Left Behind's adequate yearly progress standard looming in the future, Georgia education officials are spreading the word about a potential new index for evaluating schools.

September 03, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education

ACT score show more students ready for college

According to the 2011 ACT report, Georgia high school students improved in a number of areas on the ACT, even while the number of students tested increased from 44 percent in 2010 to 47 percent in 2011. Some of the student gains include the following: more high school seniors demonstrating college readiness, key demographic subgroups outperforming the national average and improvements in eight- and 10-grade student assessments of college readiness.

September 01, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education

Admissions to state public colleges growing

ATLANTA - It's getting tougher to get into Georgia's top public colleges.

August 31, 2011 | Associated Press | Education

Long County names teacher of the year

The Long County School System named Sherry Lester teacher of the year Aug. 16 during a short ceremony. Lester, center, accompanied by her husband, Kelly Lester, front left, accepted a plaque from Long County High School Principal Scotty Hattaway, front right; and BoE members, back row from left, Chairman Dempsey Golden, Emma Strickland, Linda DeLoach, Billy Hall and Vice Chairwoman Florence Baggs.

August 30, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Education

Meeting on HS graduation requirements

Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High School will have a parent information meeting about graduation requirements for the classes of 2012-2015 from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, in Bradwell's cafeteria.

August 29, 2011 | Staff report | Education

Long BoE gets report on new high school

The Long County Board of Education received reports on the planned high school and the preliminary Adequate Yearly Progress results Tuesday at a called workshop.

August 29, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Education

Meeting to clarify new graduation requirements

Parents of the county's 2,916 public high school students may find one event this week to be especially helpful: the Graduation is the Destination meeting.

August 29, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education

‘Nemo’ finds home at school

Thanks to a collaborative community effort, Liberty Elementary School has a new catalyst for learning: a 150-gallon aquarium filled with colorful African cichlids.

August 26, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education

LCSS 2010 finance audit shows ‘fair reporting’

A financial audit of the Liberty County School System showed that despite two findings, the district reported its 2010 finances in a "fair" manner, according to an official report presented to the board of education.

August 26, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education

No injuries as two buses collide at Liberty Elementary

Emergency crews were called to Liberty Elementary School in Midway on Monday after two school buses clipped each other on their way out of the parking lot after dismissal.

August 24, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education

Joseph Martin starts year with math night

The first week of the new Liberty County school year came to a close Aug. 12. Joseph Martin Elementary marked the occasion by hosting a family math night, which drew more than 50 parents and students.

August 24, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education

Georgia ACT scores run flat

ATLANTA - Georgia's performance on the ACT college-entrance exam was flat this year as the number of students taking the test rose.

August 18, 2011 | Associated Press | 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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