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Lanier offers dental work to students

Lanier Primary School, in conjunction with Oral Health America: National Sealant Alliance and the Georgia Oral Health Prevention Program, will provide preventive dental procedures for eligible children attending the school.

September 16, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


State BoE: SAT drop due to number of takers

The largest and most diverse group of graduating seniors in Georgia's history took the SAT this year. The SAT participation rate for the Georgia class of 2010 - 74 percent - was among the top 10 in the nation. Of the state's 2010 college-bound seniors who took the SAT, 44.6 percent were minority students, up from 35 percent in 2005 and 30.4 percent in 2000. In addition, 37.9 percent of the state's SAT takers indicated that they are first-generation college attendees.

September 15, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


State kicks off Red Ribbon campaign

ATLANTA - Georgia will kick off its annual statewide Red Ribbon campaign at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, at Centennial Olympic Park. Last year, the event drew more than 500 students from across the state. The campaign signals the start of red ribbon activities in schools throughout the state Oct. 23-30.

September 15, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


AASU president to be installed in office

Dr. Linda M. Bleicken officially will be inaugurated as Armstrong Atlantic State University's seventh president at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17, in the Armstrong Fine Arts Auditorium. The date has a special significance for the institution, as it marked the first day of classes at the historic Armstrong House in 1935.

September 15, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Book fair at primary school this week

September 13, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Learning triangles with straws

September 13, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


DoD schools face unique challenges

Multiple deployments and frequent school transitions are just a few of the issues on Marilee Fitzgerald's plate this school year.

September 13, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Students make their own weather

September 06, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Local students earn GSU honors

Georgia Southern University recently recognized 86 students for excellence in academics on the 2010 Summer Semester President's List.

September 06, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Primary school gets new technology

All classrooms at Richmond Hill Primary are equipped with interactive Smart Boards that students love to use while enriching their education. Teachers at the school have found technology to be a vital part of educating students in this digital age.

September 01, 2010 | | Education


State faces battle over school reform

ATLANTA - Georgia faces a tough battle to implement education reforms in 26 school districts as more massive state funding cuts loom on the horizon.

September 01, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Lanier teacher named Teacher of Year

Lanier Primary teacher Alison Holcombe said she wants students to remember her in part as "the long-haired lady who always had a smile on her face."

August 30, 2010 | By Jeff Whitten Staff writer | Education


Top teachers, class sizes on agenda

The envelope, please.

August 25, 2010 | By Jeff Whitten Staff writer | Education


Student earns bachelor's degree

Diane Rodriguez of Richmond Hill has been awarded a 2+2 bachelor degree in legal studies from Kaplan University.

August 25, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Georgia wins 'Race to Top' grant

ATLANTA - More than 13 million students and 1 million educators will share $3.4 billion from the second round of the federal "Race to the Top" grant competition, the U.S. Education Department said Tuesday.

August 25, 2010 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education


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Talent show helps fund choir trip

The Richmond Hill High School Chorus Boosters Club is hosting a talent show at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, at the RHHS West Gym.

January 24, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


Armstrong launches science series

SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University's College of Science and Technology will launch Science on Tap - a new, free monthly event - at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, at Savannah Coffee Roasters, 215 W. Liberty St.

January 24, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


Students earn slots on deans' lists

Andrew Fornal of Pembroke was named to the dean's list for the fall 2014 semester at Austin Peay State University. To make the dean's list, students must have grade-point average of 3.5 or greater.

January 22, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


Chess in schools: bringing the classic mind game to life

The first time children called her "The Chess Lady" in a Seattle school 10 years ago, Wendi Fischer was caught off guard. As she walked in, they started buzzing, and when she asked the teacher what they were saying, it turned out she was a minor celebrity. The children were soon asking for autographs.

January 22, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Carver family night kicks off fundraiser

hildren and parents packed the auditorium at Carver Elementary last Thursday evening for the school's Jump Rope for Heart family night kickoff celebration. As part of the festivities, a jump-rope demonstration team from St. Benedict's Episcopal School from Smyrna performed and held a clinic after the show.

January 22, 2015 | By Rachael Hartman Correspondent | Education


Armstrong hires business, finance boss

SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University recently hired Christopher Corrigan as the institution's new vice president for business and finance.

January 18, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


Magazine ranks GSU business course

STATESBORO - The Georgia Southern University College of Business Administration online programs have been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as among the best online programs for 2015.

January 17, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


Virtual school has information sessions

Georgia Connections Academy, a provider of free virtual K-12 schooling, will host online information sessions every Tuesday and Thursday this month to show how an online classroom works.

January 16, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


Honor roll: Bryan Elementary School

Students at Bryan County Elementary School who made the honor roll during the recently ended nine weeks are:

January 16, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


State DoE seeks student advisors

State School Superintendent-elect Richard Woods is accepting applications for the 2015 Student Advisory Council.

January 07, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


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