Six Richmond Hill Middle School students came home recently as winners at the Regional Social Sciences Fair held March 5 at Georgia Southern University.
Brandon Becker, a fourth-grader in Kellie Smith's class at G.W. Carver Elementary School, won the WTOC St. Patrick's Day Coloring Contest. Brandon's entry was one of nearly 2,000. He received art supplies, a mug and an mp3 player from WTOC.
A Richmond Hill youth graduated from the Fort Gordon Youth Challenge Academy on March 5 during a ceremony at the Bell Auditorium in Augusta.
ATLANTA - Just three weeks after unveiling legislation to overhaul the state's cash-strapped HOPE scholarship, Gov. Nathan Deal has signed the measure into law.
Nearly two dozen containers of school supplies were recently donated to The Matthew Freeman Foundation: Pens and Paper for Peace.
Eddie Warren sounded cautiously optimistic Thursday about the new Richmond Hill Middle School opening on time.
ATLANTA (AP) - A bill overhauling the HOPE scholarship is set to become law after the House passed it Thursday and Gov. Nathan Deal said he would sign it next week.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Board of Education will vote in April on a plan to phase out the Georgia High School Graduation Test in favor of end-of-course exams that better measure students' learning.
Students throughout the county participated recently in the National Education Association's Read Across America Day.
Lanier Primary School had a wonderful turnout this year for Jump Rope for Heart. There were 156 students who participated, raising about $5,500 for the American Heart Association. All of the students had a great time and are eagerly anticipating receiving their thank you gifts.
Sara Brown of Richmond Hill was recently nominated for the Georgia Occupational Leadership Award, a statewide program of the Technical College System of Georgia that honors excellence in academics and leadership. Brown is in her first year of the two-year wildlife and plantation management degree program at Ogeechee Technical College.
Georgia Historical Society's guest speaker Sequoia recently addressed students at G.W. Carver Elementary School.
Bryan County school board members have started talking about a policy to limit interaction between teachers and students through text messaging and social media such as Facebook.
After much deliberation, the Liberty College and Career Academy location off Airport Road was officially deemed ready for construction during a Friday afternoon special luncheon.
Liberty County and state officials broke ground Friday on the new education facility that will allow students to earn technical college credit while still in high school.
Keli Dean didn’t read much as a kid.
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.
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.
Tom Boasberg had his work cut out for him.
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.
Thomas Jefferson was no stranger to the benefits of education.
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.
Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool held a special event last month to celebrate National School Choice Week.
Richmond Hill Middle School eighth-grader Reagan Campbell was crowned the district's top speller last month at Bryan County Schools' system spelling bee at Dr. George Washington Carver Elementary school.
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.
Nicholas Wyman's parents pushed him to go to college, but all he wanted to do at the time was learn to cook.
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.
A new report from the Modern Language Association shows a dramatic decrease in the number of college students enrolled in foreign language classes.
While the numbers of rebels appear to be small, pockets of intense opposition to the new Common Core testing set to begin next month are percolating.
The real challenge in American higher education is not that we don't have enough college graduates. If New York Times columnist Charles Blow is right, it's that too many of them are majoring in English, art history, or ethnic or gender studies, and not enough in science, technology, engineering and math.