ATLANTA - Offering big bonuses to teachers failed to raise students' test scores in a three-year study released Tuesday that calls into question the Obama administration's push for merit pay to improve education.
Bryan County Elementary School held it's first Lunch and Learn with parents recently.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College and the city of Riceboro are partnering to bring adult education/GED classes to area residents beginning this fall at the Riceboro Youth Center on Highway 17.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Multiple deployments and frequent school transitions are just a few of the issues on Marilee Fitzgerald's plate this school year.
Georgia Southern University recently recognized 86 students for excellence in academics on the 2010 Summer Semester President's List.
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.
ATLANTA - Georgia faces a tough battle to implement education reforms in 26 school districts as more massive state funding cuts loom on the horizon.
SAVANNAH - Starting this fall, students at Armstrong Atlantic State University will have the opportunity to earn a B.S. in business economics, expanding on one of the university's most popular degree tracks.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University has selected the Gov. Nathan Deal and the 2014 Georgia Teacher of the Year and Georgia Southern alumna Jemelleh Coes as the speakers for the 2014 spring commencement ceremonies on May 9 and 10.
Richmond Hill Elementary School second-graders in Julie Alderman's class recently took a field trip to the UGA Mary Kahrs Warnell Forest Education Center in Guyton. The students toured the facility, hiked trails and also got up close and personal with some native snakes during a presentation.
Three Richmond Hill residents recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.
The following students at Richmond Hill Middle School were recently named to the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period of the 2013-14 school year:
The following students at Bryan County Elementary School were recently named to the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period for the 2013-14 school year:
Kelly Reid of Richmond Hill has received the Dean's Award for academic excellence during the fall 2013 term at Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y.
The following students at G.W. Carver Elementary School were recently named to the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period of the 2013-14 school year:
The following students at Richmond Hill High School were recently named to the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period of the 2013-14 school year:
James Brown is a retired deputy superintendent of schools from Tallahassee.
Armstrong Atlantic State University will host Military Family Day from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. April 5 at the Armstrong Sports Center, 11935 Abercorn St. in Savannah.
Bryan County Schools is routinely ranked among the best districts in the state.
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