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HOPE, pre-K changes becoming law

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.

March 11, 2011 | By Shannon McCaffrey Associated Press writer | Education


State likely to phase out graduation test

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.

March 10, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


County students celebrate national reading day

Students throughout the county participated recently in the National Education Association's Read Across America Day.

March 10, 2011 | Bryan County News | Education


Jump Rope for Heart at Lanier

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.

March 09, 2011 | | Education


Student earns tech school honors

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.

March 09, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


Native American speaks on history

Georgia Historical Society's guest speaker Sequoia recently addressed students at G.W. Carver Elementary School.

March 09, 2011 | Speaker delves into history for students | Education


BoE eyes policy on social media, texting

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.

March 04, 2011 | Al Hackle Bryan County News | Education


Cagle talks career academics, trauma care and HOPE

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.

March 03, 2011 | Seraine Page Special to the News | Education


Officials break ground on career academy

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.

March 03, 2011 | Seraine Page Special to the News | Education


RHMS has been keeping busy

Richmond Hill Middle School has had a lot of activity in recent weeks.

March 02, 2011 | Staff report | Education


Democrats want to slow HOPE talks

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.

March 02, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


Teachers, parents fear pre-K cuts

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.

March 02, 2011 | By Dorie Turner and Shannon McCaffrey Associated Press writers | Education


RHPS taps three for top accolades

Three educators at Richmond Hill Primary School were pleasantly surprised earlier this week when they were given top accolades by their peers.

February 27, 2011 | Lori Wynn Bryan County News | Education


School officials air budget concerns

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.

February 26, 2011 | Al Hackle Bryan County News | Education


First Chrisian Academy thriving 10 years later

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.

February 24, 2011 | Hallie D. Martin Special to the News | Education


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Halloween STEM Fest at BCHS

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.

October 30, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Time sparks debate about teachers

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.

October 28, 2014 | By Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


McMathathon raises $19,000

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.

October 26, 2014 | | Education


It's Greek to BCES students

Students at Bryan County Elementary School recently learned how Greek culture and ideas have influenced the United States.

October 24, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Bryan schools do well in AP classes

It appears Bryan County Schools stacks up pretty well in terms of advanced-placement courses available to its high-school students.

October 24, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | Education


Coastal EMC group rewards teachers

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.

October 24, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Students get fire-safety presentations

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.

October 19, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | Education


BCHS marks technology week

From Oct. 6-10, Bryan County High School's Georgia Technology Student Association members celebrated National TSA Week.

October 17, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Coastal Pines named military friendly

Coastal Pines Technical College recently announced that it has been designated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media.

October 16, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Grant promotes technology in classrooms

CenturyLink is connecting teachers with technology for the classroom.

October 11, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Chess a treasure at Carver

Chess is helping Richmond Hill kids learn everything from math to map reading.

October 11, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | Education


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