ATLANTA - Georgia's Path2College 529 Plan has kicked off its annual statewide Newborn Sweepstakes, in which one baby born this year in Georgia will receive $5,529 toward his or her college savings.
One aspires to be a businesswoman, the other an engineer. There's a teacher and a social worker in the mix as well, and they're all high achievers who have won multiple scholarships and academic - and in some cases, athletic - awards.
A scholastic tradition with roots stretching back to at least the 15th century continues Saturday when the class of 2014 graduates from Bryan County's two high schools.
Bryan County Schools will test out a four-day work week for some of its employees in June.
As school ends and the summer season arrives, keeping young bodies and brains engaged can be challenging.
G.W. Carver Elementary School para-professional Karen Busteed recently won a scholarship from the Bryan Evans Retired Educators Association. Busteed is completing her degree in early elementary education. "The Bryan Evans REA appreciates and is proud of our excellent teachers," said Barbara Estes, president of the association. "Their work makes our schools outstanding."
When it comes to goals, Richmond Hill High School senior Alexa Elliott has some advice for next year's incoming freshmen.
Bryan County Middle School students participated in the annual Aviation Career Day on Thursday at Gulfstream Aerospace in Savannah.
Low-income parents scrambling to help their kids pay for college may be lured into taking on loans they can't really repay, say some prominent education scholars.
STATESBORO - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal visited Georgia Southern University on May 5 to sign into law House Bill 744, a part of the 2015 fiscal year budget, which includes funding for a new military-science building at GSU.
Richmond Hill High School senior Loretta McKee recently received a certificate from Bryan County Health and Rehabilitation Center Activity Director JoAnn McIntosh for her work as a volunteer at the center. McKee's sister, Shanee McKee, a 2013 graduate from RHHS, was absent from the recent ceremony but also received an award for her volunteerism.
Brittin, Diamond and Kessler elementary schools are participating in today's International Walk/Bike to School Day.
Active members of the Georgia Technology Student Association (GA TSA) and the Science Club at Bryan County High School participated in a field trip April 18 to Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. in Savannah as part one of their Georgia Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) project.
Tyler Marie Herring of Richmond Hill has been named to the president's list at William Carey University in Hattiesburg, Miss., for the winter trimester.
Bryan County Schools got some good news Monday.
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.
Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool held a special event last month to celebrate National School Choice Week.
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.
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.
Nicholas Wyman's parents pushed him to go to college, but all he wanted to do at the time was learn to cook.
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.
A new report from the Modern Language Association shows a dramatic decrease in the number of college students enrolled in foreign language classes.
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.
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.
"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.
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