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Universities seek alternatives to expensive textbooks

Universities seek alternatives to expensive textbooks

Universities seek alternatives to expensive textbooks

When Christie Fierro, a communications instructor at Tacoma Community College in Washington State, saw students struggling in her eight-week communications class, she decided to ask them about it.
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Honor roll: Taylors Creek Elementary

Honor roll: Taylors Creek Elementary

Students who earned slots on the Taylors Creek Elementary honor roll during the third quarter were:

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Updated: apr. 25, 2015 7:00 p.m.
Superintendent applied for Florida job

Superintendent applied for Florida job

Dr. Valya Lee will continue to serve as superintendent of the Liberty County School System.

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Honor roll: Lyman Hall Ementary

Honor roll: Lyman Hall Ementary

Students who were listed on the Lyman Hall Elementary honor roll for the third nine weeks were:

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Updated: apr. 24, 2015 7:00 p.m.
Honor roll: Bradwell Institute

Honor roll: Bradwell Institute

Students who earned spots on the Bradwell Institute honor roll durin the third quarter were:

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Updated: apr. 23, 2015 7:00 p.m.
How guidance counselors can find the right college for low-income teenagers

How guidance counselors can find the right college for low-income teenagers

Getting from high school to college is no easy task for low-income teenagers. Teachers are busy teaching. Parents, who usually did not attend college themselves, don't know where to begin.
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Why read a book when you can just hold one?

Why read a book when you can just hold one?

What's the value of a book? Is it in the words, the monetary value, or maybe the "influence?"
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Long HS students get does of reality

Long HS students get does of reality

The Long County Sheriff’s Office held its annual Prom Promise/Student Safety Awareness Day on Friday.

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Updated: apr. 23, 2015 9:00 a.m.
Honor roll: Liberty County High School

Honor roll: Liberty County High School

Students who were listed on the Liberty County High School honor roll for the third quarter were:

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Updated: apr. 22, 2015 6:30 p.m.
Why children with ADHD need to wiggle during class

Why children with ADHD need to wiggle during class

Many parents and teachers can attest that asking a child with ADHD to sit still is like asking the sun not to shine. It just isn’t going to happen.
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Talking about math at the table can improve preschoolers’ skills, study shows

Talking about math at the table can improve preschoolers’ skills, study shows

Mothers who discuss simple arithmetic with their preschoolers at the dinner table can improve their children’s grasp of math. That’s according to a new study by researchers at Chile’s Pontifical Catholic University and at University of Michigan.
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Willie Graham retiring from education

Willie Graham retiring from education

After serving as an educator and administrator for almost four decades, Liberty County High School assistant principal and varsity boys’ basketball coach Willie Graham has decided to call it a day.

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Updated: apr. 20, 2015 7:30 p.m.
Robot Milo helps children with autism learn social skills

Robot Milo helps children with autism learn social skills

Children with autism display greater success socializing after using social robots, according to research from RoboKind, a developer of social robots, reported Education News.
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Students see results of bad choices

Prom-goers from Liberty County High School got a chance to know what driving under the influence feels like and see its consequences on Thursday at the annual Prom Promise event.

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Nearly every college student in America has this addiction

Nearly every college student in America has this addiction

Today’s college students simply can’t live without texting.
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Liberty County High students see the effects of DUI and distracted driving

Prom-goers from Liberty County High School attended Prom Promise earlier today.

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Don't blame your child for not being motivated at school

Don't blame your child for not being motivated at school

Don’t blame your children for not being motivated in the classroom — they may not have much of a say.
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Virginia tops in sending kids to jail, new report says

Virginia tops in sending kids to jail, new report says

Virginia tops the nation in how often it refers kids to the justice system, according to a new report by The Center for Public Integrity.
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Long schools reaccredited for five years

Long schools reaccredited for five years

The Long County Board of Education on Monday learned that the school system has been reaccredited for five years.  

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Updated: apr. 15, 2015 7:30 p.m.
Global teaching award winner urges students to look to private sector, shun Common Core

Global teaching award winner urges students to look to private sector, shun Common Core

Nancie Atwell won the first Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize award for being an ultra-exceptional teacher, the “Nobel Prize for teaching." She's donating her $1 million award to her school, a private school she founded specifically to develop innovations in teaching excellence, the BBC reports.
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