SAVANNAH - As the new semester begins, students taking online classes at Savannah Technical College will notice a few changes, including a new Internet address for the online courses, easier-to-view announcements and new rules for testing.
ATLANTA - Georgia has adopted a set of national benchmarks that detail what students should learn in each grade and what they should know to graduate high school.
The following local students completed courses with exemplary marks and made the Dean's List for 2010 Spring semester from Georgia College & State University in Milledgeville, announced Georgia College President Dorothy Leland:
The Friends of the Pembroke Library have chosen Skyler Merchant, 6, as the second winner of the "Reader of the Week" program.
Teachers can learn ways to add pizzazz to their classroom strategies in math, social studies, language arts and science using agriculture as a teaching tool through Georgia Farm Bureau's Ag in the Classroom Professional Learning Unit (PLU) course.
Bryan County's School kids tested well in the most recent Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests, or CRCTs, according to results from the Georgia Department of Education.
Jane Cunningham of Savannah, daughter of Richard Alan Cunningham and Ruth Cunningham of Richmond Hill, received a bachelor's of science from Emory College of Emory University in Atlanta, at its 165th commencement ceremony on May 10.
Richmond Hill Middle School held its Career Day in the weeks before the school year ended.
Stephanie Darieng was named to the honor roll for her eighth-grade year at Richmond Hill Middle School. Her name was mistakenly left out of the list of honor roll students submitted by the school.
Her name was mistakenly left out of the list of honor roll students submitted by the school.
The Bryan County Board of Education's on-again, off-again effort to fix up the old Black Creek School for use as a central office is apparently on again.
The results of the Georgia High School Graduation Tests show Liberty County's 11th-graders performed above average in all core curriculum areas, though slightly below the state's reported average.
SAVANNAH - More than 200 students marched last Tuesday in Savannah Technical College's 2010 spring commencement ceremony in the Johnny Mercer Theatre. Graduates included those receiving associate degrees, professional diplomas, technical certificates of credits and General Education diplomas. More than 900 students earned credentials since the December 2009 graduation.
ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue announced recently that Georgia has submitted its application to the U.S. Department of Education for the second round of federal "Race to the Top" grants. As part of its phase two application, Georgia added three school districts, Dade, Peach and Pulaski, to the 23 districts that applied in the first round. The three new districts were chosen to align federal School Improvement Grants with Race to the Top. The state stands to receive up to $400 million over four years to implement its plan if selected.
Kylie Berry, a freshman at Berry College has been named to the spring 2010 dean's list, according to Dr. Katherine M. Whatley, provost.
Gone are the days when students were classified as "college material" by nothing more than a passing glance at their high school academic records. These days, area colleges and universities are helping potential attendees get that extra boost in order to succeed in higher education through provisional, incentive and preparatory programs.
"Bake sales are out;" fun runs are in, with excess calories in the crosshairs.
You can learn more about how a person thinks by looking at the small words they use rather than the big ones, according to a massive study of college admission essays conducted by researchers at the University of Texas at Austin.
Duke may have one of the best law schools in the country, but in recruiting new students, its promotional materials point out that Durham's bar scene has exploded in the past few years.
A recent study from the National Bureau of Economic Research sheds light on the reason women avoid science, technology, engineering and math.