ATLANTA (AP) - A bill overhauling the HOPE scholarship is set to become law after the House passed it Thursday and Gov. Nathan Deal said he would sign it next week.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Board of Education will vote in April on a plan to phase out the Georgia High School Graduation Test in favor of end-of-course exams that better measure students' learning.
Students throughout the county participated recently in the National Education Association's Read Across America Day.
Lanier Primary School had a wonderful turnout this year for Jump Rope for Heart. There were 156 students who participated, raising about $5,500 for the American Heart Association. All of the students had a great time and are eagerly anticipating receiving their thank you gifts.
Sara Brown of Richmond Hill was recently nominated for the Georgia Occupational Leadership Award, a statewide program of the Technical College System of Georgia that honors excellence in academics and leadership. Brown is in her first year of the two-year wildlife and plantation management degree program at Ogeechee Technical College.
Georgia Historical Society's guest speaker Sequoia recently addressed students at G.W. Carver Elementary School.
Bryan County school board members have started talking about a policy to limit interaction between teachers and students through text messaging and social media such as Facebook.
After much deliberation, the Liberty College and Career Academy location off Airport Road was officially deemed ready for construction during a Friday afternoon special luncheon.
Liberty County and state officials broke ground Friday on the new education facility that will allow students to earn technical college credit while still in high school.
Richmond Hill Middle School has had a lot of activity in recent weeks.
ATLANTA - Senate Democrats are concerned that a proposal to cut the cash-strapped HOPE scholarship and prekindergarten program is moving too quickly through the Legislature.
ATLANTA - A plan to scale back Georgia's free, full-day pre-kindergarten program - the first of its kind in the United States - to a half-day has teachers fearing shrunken paychecks and working parents scrambling to find day care for their 4-year-olds.
Three educators at Richmond Hill Primary School were pleasantly surprised earlier this week when they were given top accolades by their peers.
As they take the first steps toward a new budget, Bryan County Schools officials find they have more money than expected for the current fiscal year but greater uncertainties about next year.
A private Christian school in Richmond Hill has seen its enrollment drastically increase this year, and is gearing up for its 10th anniversary, scheduled for next month.
The Bryan County High School Science Club, Technology Student Association and JROTC hosted the Halloween STEM Fest on Tuesday. The event included science experiments, exploding pumpkins and a costume contest.
Time Magazine has stirred up a education firestorm with an article highlighting and seeming to endorse Silicon Valley entrepreneurs who want to reform education by smashing teacher tenure.
Richmond Hill Elementary School students who recently participated in the school-wide McMathathon raised nearly $19,000 for their school this month while sharpening their math skills during the school's biggest fundraiser of the year. The three students who received the highest pledge amounts received prizes that included a $50 Visa gift card, a bicycle and an iPad Mini.
Students at Bryan County Elementary School recently learned how Greek culture and ideas have influenced the United States.
It appears Bryan County Schools stacks up pretty well in terms of advanced-placement courses available to its high-school students.
Coastal Electric Cooperative and its foundation awarded 16 grants totaling over $22,000 last week to teachers in Bryan, Liberty and McIntosh counties. The winning teachers were caught by surprise when Bright Ideas Prize Patrol members came to their classrooms to present them with giant balloon bouquets, gifts and checks.
The curriculum for about half an hour last Thursday at Richmond Hill Primary School covered the basics of fire safety, including how to crawl under smoke and stop, drop and roll.
From Oct. 6-10, Bryan County High School's Georgia Technology Student Association members celebrated National TSA Week.
Coastal Pines Technical College recently announced that it has been designated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media.
CenturyLink is connecting teachers with technology for the classroom.
Chess is helping Richmond Hill kids learn everything from math to map reading.
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