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Head Start preschool program praised, criticized as it commemorates 50th anniversary

Head Start preschool program praised, criticized as it commemorates 50th anniversary

Head Start preschool program praised, criticized as it commemorates 50th anniversary

As Head Start commemorates its 50th anniversary this week, the news coverage has been dominated by participants and alumni of the preschool program for low-income families praising its effectiveness and value.
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Testing opt out movement picks up steam, as legislatures consider policy changes

Testing opt out movement picks up steam, as legislatures consider policy changes

The Delaware House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted to support a testing opt out bill that is strongly opposed by the state's governor, Delaware Online reports.
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Here's why today's teachers are so stressed

Here's why today's teachers are so stressed

The life of a schoolteacher isn’t easy. In fact, being a teacher might be the most stressful job in the world.
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10 cheapest colleges for out-of-state students

10 cheapest colleges for out-of-state students

With the possible extinction of in-state tuition and rising costs of higher education, college affordability is becoming an even larger factor for students seeking degrees than ever before, especially for those who study out-of-state.
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Class of 2015 has seen more war than peace during their lifetime

Class of 2015 has seen more war than peace during their lifetime

The future of this year's graduating class will be shaped by a past unique from that of any of their predecessors’ — the U.S. has been at war for the majority of their lives.
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To avoid debt, student dumps all 8 Ivy League colleges in favor of Alabama

A star student from Memphis, Tennessee, who was accepted to all eight of America's prestigious Ivy League schools has said not and is headed south to the academically humble-if-football-proud, University of Alabama instead.
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Marne Spouses give $18,500 in scholarships

Marne Spouses give $18,500 in scholarships

2014-15 truly was a banner year for the Marne Community & Spouses’ Club, and several high-achieving students in military families will reap the benefits.

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LCHS principal: 'Time felt right' to retire

LCHS principal: 'Time felt right' to retire

Paula Scott thinks it’s time to let someone else be the principal of Liberty County High School.

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Best credit cards for recent college grads

Best credit cards for recent college grads

There’s been somewhat of a debate in recent years about whether college students should own a credit card.
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Long County schools dismiss early Friday

Long County schools dismiss early Friday

There was some good news and bad news at last Monday’s Long County Board of Education meeting.

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Happier students tend to have higher GPAs, study shows

Happier students tend to have higher GPAs, study shows

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
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Long County has drum-line competition

Long County has drum-line competition

Long County High School hosted its annual Blue Tide Drum-Line Competition on May 2.

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Why students loans aren't all that scary

Why students loans aren't all that scary

Student loans might not be as scary as you think.
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Depression and anxiety at an all-time high on college campuses

Depression and anxiety at an all-time high on college campuses

College life isn’t easy. Between full class schedules, maintaining friendships and studying for finals, today’s American students aren’t strangers to feelings of anxiety or depression.
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Dental-hygiene students visit class

Dental-hygiene students visit class

The Snelson-Golden Middle School class of teacher Cathy Rutland received a visit from a team of Savannah Technical School of Dental Hygiene students Monday, April 27.

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Updated: may. 14, 2015 8:30 p.m.
Student earns $25,000 scholarship

Student earns $25,000 scholarship

Liberty County High School alumnus Donnie Pulliam recently was selected as a “Rising Star” by the United Negro College Fund and received a $25,000 scholarship.

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Updated: may. 14, 2015 7:00 p.m.
Bipartisan student data privacy bill launched in House, praised on all sides

Bipartisan student data privacy bill launched in House, praised on all sides

In an era of NSA snooping, email hacking and rampant identity theft, the specter of poorly protected student data strewn throughout cyberspace and being sold to the highest bidder has caught the attention of privacy advocates and, now, policymakers.
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Should cellphones be banned in classrooms? New research suggests yes

Should cellphones be banned in classrooms? New research suggests yes

Most of today’s youth don’t know what life is like without a cellphone.
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Students get taste of 19th-century education

Students get taste of 19th-century education

Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Sunday's print edition. A front-page article Wednesday incorrectly stated that Dorchester Village board members Barbara Martin and Julie Martin are sisters. They are friends, but they are not related.

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Updated: may. 14, 2015 2:00 a.m.
Students graduates from Tampa U

Students graduates from Tampa U

TAMPA, Fla. — Chardene LaQuét Williams of Hinesville graduated from the University of Tampa on May 9 with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology.

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Updated: may. 13, 2015 7:30 p.m.

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