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Math in real life at RHMS

October 13, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Armstrong's Liberty Center serving area

Armstrong Atlantic State University has been going strong for 75 years, and if the college's recent jump in enrollment and newly added programs are any indication, the best is yet to come, according to its president, Linda Bleicken.

October 13, 2010 | By Seraine Page Special to the News | Education


Scarecrows set the tone for the season

October 11, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


SEEK students get a treat

Second-grade in the Special Enriching Events for Kids (SEEK) program at Lanier Primary School got a special treat when guest reader Julie Castanon visited the class on Thursday, Sept. 30.

October 11, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Thousands flock to Wildcat Romp

Thousands of Richmond Hill students and their families flocked Saturday to the first Wildcat Romp for an afternoon of fun, food and games in support of their local elementary schools.

October 08, 2010 | By Caitlyn Boza Staff writer | Education


Lanier Math-A-Thon benefits St. Jude's

Lanier Primary will be hosting the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Math-A-Thon through Oct. 4-15. Students in grades K-2 will have the opportunity to sharpen their math skills while raising funds to help the children of St. Jude's.

October 06, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Local SAT results echo state statistics

Bryan County schools often get high marks for their strong academics.

October 04, 2010 | By Jeff Whitten Staff writer | Education


IMPACT team teachers dangers to young drivers

The Pembroke City Police Department's Informed Minds Preventing Auto Crashes of Teens (IMPACT) team held its annual "Fatal Vision" presentation and activities Sept. 21-22 at Bryan County High School.

October 04, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


BCHS Homecoming parade

October 04, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


RHHS Homecoming parade

October 04, 2010 | Staff report | Education


Writing contest at library for youth

Live Oak Public Libraries are accepting entries for the 2010 Young Writers Contest. Entry deadline is Wednesday, Oct. 20. The contest is open to children in grades kindergarten through college. Students are asked to write a poem using five words selected from the books of the authors and illustrators in this year's Savannah Children's Book Festival. The festival is set for Nov. 13 at Forsyth Park. For complete details and prizes, visit www.liveoakpl.org

October 01, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Learning to use data

Students from Chris Flake's fifth-grade math class at G.W. Carver Elementary School participated in a learning task to help them determine how to collect, organize and display data using the most appropriate graph. Students visited other fifth-grade classrooms and conducted a survey. Then they returned to their class to organize the data by creating a tally table and frequency chart. The students then created graphs to display their data.

September 28, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Grandparents Day at Bryan Elementary

September 28, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Homecomings at high schools

It's that time of year again. Monday started homecoming week at both Bryan County High School and Richmond Hill High School. That means parades, homecoming queens and, yes, football.

September 28, 2010 | Staff report | Education


Study: Teacher bonuses don't raise test scores

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.

September 22, 2010 | Associated Press | Education


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Eight-grader wins county spelling bee

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.

February 26, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


High school graduation rates jumping, but some groups still lag behind, data shows

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.

February 26, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


College is not for everyone

Nicholas Wyman's parents pushed him to go to college, but all he wanted to do at the time was learn to cook.

February 25, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


American millennials rank low on global skills test

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.

February 24, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


Fewer college students are taking foreign language courses, report shows

A new report from the Modern Language Association shows a dramatic decrease in the number of college students enrolled in foreign language classes.

February 23, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


As Common Core testing gears up, rebels move to opt out

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.

February 19, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Should computer science courses be mandatory?

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.

February 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Schools moving toward healthier fundraisers

"Bake sales are out;" fun runs are in, with excess calories in the crosshairs.

February 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


You can learn more about how a person thinks by looking at this

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.

February 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


The rise of meditation on college campuses

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.

February 13, 2015 | Menachem Wecker Deseret News | Education


Teacher bias discourages girls from STEM courses and careers, study shows

A recent study from the National Bureau of Economic Research sheds light on the reason women avoid science, technology, engineering and math.

February 13, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret Media Companies | Education


Educating Max: How a personalized education helped one gifted yet challenged student find his path

Driven and a bit eccentric, Max Nanis jumped straight to college after his junior year of high school in West Chester, Pennsylvania. "He said that high school didn't have any more to offer him," his mother, Beth, says.

February 06, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


China's vow to expand college education gets reality check

China’s education minister has vowed to ban university textbooks which promote “western values,” The Guardian reports, quoting state media, "in the latest sign of ideological tightening under President Xi Jinping."

February 06, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Where did your senator go to college?

How elite is your senator? Tyler Hakes at College Raptor has put together an infographic of alma maters in the U.S. Senate.

February 06, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


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