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Carver Elementary's Honor Roll

Carver Elementary first nine weeks honor roll, by teacher

November 21, 2007 | | Education


Higher Education Notes

Record enrollment

November 15, 2007 | | Education


ESPLOST has funded additions

In the general election of 1996, a constitutional amendment was approved by the voters of Georgia that allowed local boards of education the option of calling for a referendum to ask their voters to approve a SPLOST (Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax) for educational purposes.

November 14, 2007 | Melanie James | Education


Planning for school safety

The Bryan County School System staff members recognize that in addition to the vital charge of educating our children, we are entrusted with keeping them safe during the school day.

November 07, 2007 | | Education


Education announcements

Congdon gets scholarship

November 07, 2007 | | Education


Bryan County school lunch menu for week of Oct. 22-26

Bryan County School Lunch Menu for the week of Oct. 22-26. Subject to change without notice.

November 03, 2007 | | Education


The role of school nurses

The Bryan County School System has a highly qualified staff of dedicated professional nurses. Having the services of a school nurse is a very important ingredient in providing a safe environment for all children and staff.

October 31, 2007 | | Education


Helping your child adapt to school

Where has the time gone? In just a few weeks, students will be taking home their first report card for the 2007-2008 school year.

October 24, 2007 | | Education


Teamwork makes the difference

The Bryan County School System has been a catalyst in transforming the community in Bryan County. Families continue to move into the area to be a part of our great school system. As a result, each year system administrators must search for new and dynamic staff that enhance the learning opportunities in our system and address the pressures that are a result of a growing population. As the population continues to grow, our school system is faced with challenges that cannot be allowed to detract from the real goal of our system-educating the children of Bryan County.

October 17, 2007 | | Education


Education Announcements

Scholarships

October 17, 2007 | | Education


A look at Bryan County SATs

Of the 379 Bryan County regular high school 2007 graduates, 265 or 70% took the SAT. Based upon the most recent scores, the averages for Bryan County graduates were 499 (critical reading), 508 (mathematics), and 482 (writing) for a total mean score of 1489. The national average was 1511 - 502 (reading), 515 (mathematics), and 494 (writing). Georgia's average scores were 494 (critical reading), 495 (mathematics), and 483 (writing).

October 10, 2007 | | Education


Stanberry tabbed for youth security forum

Richmond Hill High School senior Jamie Stanberry will attend the National Youth Leadership Forum on National Security in Washington, D.C. from Oct. 2-7. Stanberry was recommended to the forum because of his interest in national security as well as maintaining a B average.

October 10, 2007 | | Education


School meals are a healthy choice

Are school meals healthy? Myths and stereotypes abound, but the facts are clear when it comes to meals served through the National School Lunch Program: school meals are nutritious and an important part of addressing the childhood obesity epidemic.

October 03, 2007 | | Education


Community Education Office offers adult classes in computer skills, more

The Community Education Office is offering a variety of enrichment and educational classes for adult this fall. Call the Community Education Office at 459-5116 for more details or to register for classes.

September 29, 2007 | | Education


Learn more about military academies

U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) and Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) and U.S. Representative John Barrow (D-Ga.) announced they will host a statewide Military Academy Day event in coordination with the Georgia delegation on Saturday, Sept. 29 at Benedictine Military School in Savannah, Ga. The event will be held in the school's cafeteria from 10-11:30 a.m. to familiarize students with the application and nomination process for applying to the nation's five service academies.

September 29, 2007 | | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


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

Keli Dean didn’t read much as a kid.

March 04, 2015 | Tiffany Gee Lewis Deseret Media Companies | Education


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.

March 04, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


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.

March 03, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Do superintendents matter?

Tom Boasberg had his work cut out for him.

March 02, 2015 | Mercedes White Deseret News | Education


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.

March 02, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret Media Companies | Education


In the words of Thomas Jefferson: Why education matters

Thomas Jefferson was no stranger to the benefits of education.

March 02, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Education


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.

March 01, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


Montessori marks School Choice Week

Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool held a special event last month to celebrate National School Choice Week.

February 28, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


Eight-grader wins county spelling bee

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.

February 26, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


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.

February 26, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


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.

February 25, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


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.

February 24, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


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.

February 23, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


As Common Core testing gears up, rebels move to opt out

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.

February 19, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Should computer science courses be mandatory?

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.

February 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


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