On December 17, 2014, Snelson-Golden Middle was recognized by the Georgia Department of Education as being among 38 schools out of 235 sites to exit the Priority and Focus Schools list. As part of the waiver from No Child Left Behind, the Georgia Department of Education was required to identify Priority Schools or Focus Schools which were determined based on achievement data from all core content areas, graduation rate data, and the gap between the highest performing and lowest performing subgroups based on achievement and graduation rate data.
Liberty County High School FFA member Kayla Dargan took second place overall in the state FFA Floral Design Career Development event Saturday, Dec. 6, at Abraham Baldwin Agriculture College in Tifton.
The Liberty County Board of Education held its swearing-in ceremony Thursday in the atrium of the BoE building in Hinesville.
ATLANTA - The State Board of the Technical College System of Georgia has selected Lanier Technical College in Oakwood as this year's recipient of their Perdue Award for the TCSG Technical College of the Year.
The Liberty County Board of Education on Tuesday voted unanimously to discontinue its contract with the Ombudsman alternative-education program and heard about plans for the district's own alternative-school program.
The Long County Board of Education met Monday for its December meeting, and started the meeting with an update of the high school being on the national stage.
Students who earned places on First Presbyterian Christian Academy's honor roll in the recently-ended nine weeks were:
Students named to the recently ended nine-weeks honor roll at BRadwell Institute are:
Carver Elementary fifth-grade teacher Teresa Caldwell has been named to Gov. Nathan Deal's Education Advisory Board, it was announced Monday.
Students named to the recently ended nine-weeks at Lewis Frasier Middle School aer:
Long County Middle School's Beta Club and student council have been working on different projects to aid the community during the Thanksgiving holiday. The Beta Club recently sponsored an anti-bullying week and encouraged classmates to bring in canned goods to show that LCMS "CAN stop bullying." Students brought in over 300 canned goods. The student council also has been encouraging homeroom classes to bring in their extra change. The money raised was used to provide Thanksgiving meals to five local families.
The constitutional officers of Long County - Sheriff Craig Nobles, Clerk of Courts Sherry M. Long, Probate Judge Marie Middleton and Tax Commissioner Becky Fowler - recently announced a scholarship contest for high-school seniors and current college undergraduates.
Students named to the recently ended nine-weeks honor roll at Midway Middle School are:
The Liberty County School System will host a quarterly series of assistant-principal seminars beginning Thursday at the Board of Education office.
Students named to the recently ended nine-weeks honor roll at Waldo Pafford Elementary are:
Long County High School Principal Scotty Hattaway is encouraging students to check out the practice tests that are available online.
With Republicans still struggling to revise the embattled No Child Left Behind law, advocates on both sides are again sparring over the federal role in K-12 education. One month ago, it appeared the House was poised to revise NCLB, which was first passed in 2002 and now is long overdue for overhaul.
The Supreme Court this week let stand a lower court decision, Dariano vs. Morgan Hill, which held that a school could restrict the right of children to wear American flag-themed apparel to school under particular circumstances that might incite violence.
Researchers have found it is better for children to perform moderate amounts of homework every night instead of more intense homework less frequently. The study also found students perform better when they are able to complete their homework without parental assistance, reported Education News.
Two Long County High School students recently advanced to the finals of the Canoochee EMC Washington Youth Tour Essay Competition.
The jagged roll out of Common Core-aligned tests across the nation continues, the rumors of the Common Core Cataclysm have been overstated, argues Alexander Russo at the Columbia Journalism review.
Aquaponics, the solar system, dancing, NFL players, and fashion were all demonstration topics presented by Liberty County 4-H members at the Cloverleaf District Project Achievement on March 21 in Alma.
Hinesville Rotarians were given an up-close look at the new fundraising campaign for Savannah Technical College during their meeting last week at the college's Liberty Campus.
The Georgia High School Graduation Test no longer can prevent a student from getting a diploma - if that's the only thing standing in the way and the student petitions the school district.
Armstrong State University's College of Education will host Military Family Day, an on-campus event for K-8 children whose parents are based at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield. The event will feature free lunch, a variety of kid-friendly activities and educational sessions for parents. This event is free and open to the public.
Just outside the track at Bradwell Institute, near the bleachers, sat two cars that collided into each other. Among the shattered glass and bent metal was a driver under the influence in one vehicle and, in the other, victims of the accident.
Hours of study and preparation seem to go out the window every time Katie Fisher sits down to take an exam.
Next school year, Arkansas will become the first state to require all public high schools and charter schools to offer classes in computer science, courtesy of a bill signed into law last month by Gov. Asa Hutchinson, reports Wired.
Sleep deprivation and college have gone hand-in-hand for decades. Pulling all-nighters, socializing, part-time jobs all combine to make sleep an inconvenience rather than a necessity.
As March Madness ignites Americans' yearly obsession with college basketball games and broken brackets, a new book is calling attention to a different kind of madness: the systemic academic fraud at the center of college sports.