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Savannah Tech offering certificate program

Savannah Technical College will offer a new certificate program that aims to solidify credentials and prepare those who work with the developmentally disabled gain access to resources and services that will assist them in their daily lives. The Direct Support Professional program was begun as a collaborative effort between the technical colleges and the Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities. The program was piloted in several communities and has just expanded to include Savannah.

September 05, 2007 | | Education


GSU estimates impact at $719 million

Georgia Southern University had an economic impact of more than $719 million on the region during the recently completed fiscal year.

September 05, 2007 | | Education


Vision checks important for children

Back to school rituals and getting children prepared for the school year provides a good time for the Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Public Health to remind parents that children's eyes need to be examined regularly.

September 05, 2007 | | Education


So that everyone behaves in school

What is EBIS?

September 05, 2007 | | Education


More on AYP; BCHS doesn't have to offer school choice

Seven of the nine Bryan County Schools achieved Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for the 2007-2008 school year. AYP is based on student performance on the CRCT and student attendance for grades 1-8 schools and the high school graduation tests in English/language arts and mathematics and graduation rates for 9-12 schools.

August 29, 2007 | | Education


GEMA urges you to think safety

More than 1.7 million children are heading back to public and private schools across the state this month, and safety will be high in the agenda.

August 29, 2007 | | Education


Georgia Southern experiences record enrollment

Georgia Southern University will enter its second century of service with what is expected to be the largest enrollment in the history of the institution. President Bruce Grube made the announcement during his ninth annual State of the University Address, which was part of the Fall Convocation Ceremony held on the morning of Wednesday, Aug. 8, in the Performing Arts Center.

August 29, 2007 | | Education


Bryan County Schools open for new year

BCHS Principal Harold Roach said the first day of the new school year went off without a hitch, other than the intercom system being down. "If that's the worst thing, then we're fine," he said. In place of an intercom, Roach walked the halls with a bullhorn, much to the delight of the students, he said.

August 25, 2007 | | Education


Morris V.P. takes lead in 'A Day for Southern'

Statesboro native Joe McGlamery believes in Statesboro and its people. He recognizes the difference Georgia Southern University has made for his community, so this year he will serve as the 34th chairman of "A Day For Southern."

August 22, 2007 | | Education


Make this school year the best ever

The first day of school truly beacons each of us to a new beginning. Students, parents, and teachers alike often experience that flutter of apprehension that accompanies a brand new school year.

August 22, 2007 | Joye Johnson for the Bryan County News | Education


Back to School Information

New students

August 18, 2007 | | Education


Community education is for adults too

Throughout the school year, the Community Education Office provides many opportunities for children to participate in one or more after-school or evening extracurricular classes.

August 15, 2007 | Martha Hall Director of Community Education | Education


Education notes

Williams graduates

August 15, 2007 | | Education


Education notes: Two earn scholarships

GSU scholarships

July 25, 2007 | | Education


Education matters: Catching kids up

During the 2006-2007 school year, Bryan County Middle School implemented Acceleration Classes in English Language Arts (ELA), Mathematics, Science and Social Studies. Acceleration teachers preview up-coming concepts and/or skills and provide a foundation or scaffold for new learning. Students are enrolled in these classes based on academic needs as demonstrated from their Georgia Criterion Referenced Competency Test (CRCT) scores as well as teacher recommendations.

July 25, 2007 | | Education


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Halloween STEM Fest at BCHS

The Bryan County High School Science Club, Technology Student Association and JROTC hosted the Halloween STEM Fest on Tuesday. The event included science experiments, exploding pumpkins and a costume contest.

October 30, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Time sparks debate about teachers

Time Magazine has stirred up a education firestorm with an article highlighting and seeming to endorse Silicon Valley entrepreneurs who want to reform education by smashing teacher tenure.

October 28, 2014 | By Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


McMathathon raises $19,000

Richmond Hill Elementary School students who recently participated in the school-wide McMathathon raised nearly $19,000 for their school this month while sharpening their math skills during the school's biggest fundraiser of the year. The three students who received the highest pledge amounts received prizes that included a $50 Visa gift card, a bicycle and an iPad Mini.

October 26, 2014 | | Education


It's Greek to BCES students

Students at Bryan County Elementary School recently learned how Greek culture and ideas have influenced the United States.

October 24, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Bryan schools do well in AP classes

It appears Bryan County Schools stacks up pretty well in terms of advanced-placement courses available to its high-school students.

October 24, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | Education


Coastal EMC group rewards teachers

Coastal Electric Cooperative and its foundation awarded 16 grants totaling over $22,000 last week to teachers in Bryan, Liberty and McIntosh counties. The winning teachers were caught by surprise when Bright Ideas Prize Patrol members came to their classrooms to present them with giant balloon bouquets, gifts and checks.

October 24, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Students get fire-safety presentations

The curriculum for about half an hour last Thursday at Richmond Hill Primary School covered the basics of fire safety, including how to crawl under smoke and stop, drop and roll.

October 19, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | Education


BCHS marks technology week

From Oct. 6-10, Bryan County High School's Georgia Technology Student Association members celebrated National TSA Week.

October 17, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Coastal Pines named military friendly

Coastal Pines Technical College recently announced that it has been designated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media.

October 16, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Grant promotes technology in classrooms

CenturyLink is connecting teachers with technology for the classroom.

October 11, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Chess a treasure at Carver

Chess is helping Richmond Hill kids learn everything from math to map reading.

October 11, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | Education


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