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Educator’s seminar set for Friday

Educator’s seminar set for Friday

Educator’s seminar set for Friday

Coastal WildScapes is partnering with the city of Midway to present a day-long seminar called “Cattails to Cordgrass: Bringing the Classroom to the Wetlands” at 9 a.m. Friday at the Coastal EMC office, 1265 S. Coastal Highway.

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Updated: mar. 05, 2015 5:00 p.m.
Long Middle FBLA shines at state event

Long Middle FBLA shines at state event

Long County Middle Future Business Leaders of America finished in the top three of three categories at the State Leadership Competition on Feb. 24 in Perry. There were 27 students from the school who competed.

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Updated: mar. 05, 2015 2:00 p.m.
Young Adult Leadership members attend session

Young Adult Leadership members attend session

Members of the 2015 Young Adult Leadership Liberty class attended a session Jan. 22 at the Liberty County Board of Education building in Hinesville.

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Updated: mar. 05, 2015 1:56 p.m.
Honor Roll

Honor Roll

Frank Long Elementary

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Updated: mar. 04, 2015 8:00 p.m.
Raising a reader: How parents can instill a love of the written word in kids

Raising a reader: How parents can instill a love of the written word in kids

Keli Dean didn’t read much as a kid.
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College is 'worth it' but majors matter

College is 'worth it' but majors matter

Unemployment rates are falling for most college majors, and the employment gap between college graduates and those with merely a high school diploma continues to make college a good, almost necessary bargain, says a new report using Census Bureau data.
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No Child Left Behind faces long overdue rewrite

No Child Left Behind faces long overdue rewrite

As the House gets set this week to pass a long-overdue revision of No Child Left Behind, President Obama is vowing to veto the new legislation if it makes it to his desk.
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Do superintendents matter?

Do superintendents matter?

Tom Boasberg had his work cut out for him.
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Navigating the FAFSA is worth the effort for college aid

Navigating the FAFSA is worth the effort for college aid

A mid-winter ritual is on millions of families’ calendars this month, and it wasn't about asking a large rodent named Phil for a weather forecast.
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In the words of Thomas Jefferson: Why education matters

In the words of Thomas Jefferson: Why education matters

Thomas Jefferson was no stranger to the benefits of education.
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Smartphone app anonymity causes concerns on college campuses

Smartphone app anonymity causes concerns on college campuses

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is considering banning the popular app, Yik Yak, on the grounds that it promotes hateful speech, reported Education News.
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High school graduation rates jumping, but some groups still lag behind, data shows

American high school students are graduating at record levels, new numbers from the Department of Education reveal, and progress has been made closing the achievement gap among black and Latino youths. Last year, 81 percent of American high school students graduated, a record high.
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Tractor Supply holding scholarship program

Tractor Supply holding scholarship program

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. — Tractor Supply Company has announced the third annual Growing Scholars program in partnership with the National FFA Foundation.

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Updated: feb. 26, 2015 10:00 a.m.
Honor Roll: Joseph Martin Elementary

Honor Roll: Joseph Martin Elementary

Students listed on the most recent honor roll at Joseph Martin Elementary School include

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Updated: feb. 25, 2015 5:00 p.m.
Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl held

Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl held

Students in Liberty County participated in the ninth annual Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl on Friday, Jan. 23.

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Updated: feb. 25, 2015 10:30 a.m.
LCSS holds resource fair for exceptional families

LCSS holds resource fair for exceptional families

The Liberty County School System hosted its first resource fair for individuals with disabilities Saturday.

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College is not for everyone

College is not for everyone

Nicholas Wyman's parents pushed him to go to college, but all he wanted to do at the time was learn to cook.
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American millennials rank low on global skills test

American millennials rank low on global skills test

A recent study from the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies found American young adults lagging behind their international peers in literacy, numeracy and problem-solving skills, according to U.S. News & World Report.
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Fewer college students are taking foreign language courses, report shows

Fewer college students are taking foreign language courses, report shows

A new report from the Modern Language Association shows a dramatic decrease in the number of college students enrolled in foreign language classes.
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Honor roll: Lewis Frasier Middle

Honor roll: Lewis Frasier Middle

Students listed on the most recent honor roll at Lewis Frasier Middle School include:

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Updated: feb. 20, 2015 7:00 p.m.

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