A coalition representing more than 5,000 public virtual charter school students, parents, teachers and supporters from across Georgia charged the state's Charter School Commission with ignoring state law by refusing to create a funding formula based on sound research and actual costs of public virtual charter schools.
Applications are being accepted for before and after school programs, pre-school childcare and pre-kindergarten at area YMCA branches.
SAVANNAH - Early indicators suggest Savannah State University's enrollment for the 2010-11 academic year will exceed last fall's 3,800 enrolled students.
In Bryan County it's been a tradition of sorts to begin school on Friday.
The school year officially began today, but Bryan County Schools got off to a busy start on Monday and Tuedsay with open houses at each of the county's nine schools.
Georgia has been named one of 19 finalists for the second round of federal Race to the Top grants. If the state is named a recipient, it could be awarded up to $400 million over four years to implement the plan it submitted. Delaware and Tennessee were the final recipients of round one funding, in which 40 states and Washington, D.C., submitted applications. Georgia finished third.
This week marks the official start of the 2010-11 school year in Bryan County, and each school will be holding open houses in the days leading up to the sounding of the first bell Wednesday morning. Below are some dates and times worth mentioning again.
Army spouse and mother of three Brigitte Spence took advantage of the Education & Community Information Fair on Wednesday at Fort Stewart's Club Stewart.
Each grade level from both ends of the county supplied the curriculum resource teachers with a suggested supply list. The curriculum resource teachers compared and compiled a final list for each grade level:
July 29, 30, August 2, 3, 2010 – Pre-planning for Staff
The Bryan County dress code applies to all students while on any school system property, on any school bus, or during any school-sponsored activity or event, wherever located. The dress code will be enforced in a uniform manner throughout the system.
Two high school students from Bryan County joined more than 150 others from across the state in the 49th annual Natural Resources Conservation Workshop held June 13-17 at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton.
The following dates have been announced by the school principals for the Open Houseactivities for school year 2010-2011.
ATLANTA - A 22 percent jump in the number of students attending the state's technical colleges has set a new annual enrollment record for the Technical College System of Georgia. The system's 26 colleges enrolled 190,842 students in fiscal year 2010, which ended June 30. The total smashes the previous record-high enrollment set in 2009 by more than 34,000 students.
Bryan County Schools got some good news Monday.
Members of the Bryan County Board of Education have approved spending about $15 million to get work started on both of the county's new elementary schools.
Georgia Technology Student Association members at Bryan County High School recently gave a special recognition to the technology department at BCHS and Bryan County Middle School.
Lanier Primary School recently hosted "Arts Night."
The University System of Georgia's Board of Regents voted Tuesday to allow Armstrong Atlantic State University to shorten its name to Armstrong State University. The name modification will take affect at the beginning of the new fiscal year, which starts July 1. Armstrong is building a new 21,000-square-foot Armstrong Liberty Center on Memorial Drive in Hinesville. The new campus is scheduled to open in summer 2015.
The Richmond Hill High School choruses received top honors at the Large Group Performance Evaluation held March 20-21 at Armstrong Atlantic State University.
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:
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