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.
After failing to meet federally imposed graduation rates for the second straight year, Bryan County High School will offer students the option of transferring to Richmond Hill High School.
Armstrong Atlantic State University (AASU) has appointed J. Scott Joyner as vice president for advancement effective July 1.
SAVANNAH - As the new semester begins, students taking online classes at Savannah Technical College will notice a few changes, including a new Internet address for the online courses, easier-to-view announcements and new rules for testing.
ATLANTA - Georgia has adopted a set of national benchmarks that detail what students should learn in each grade and what they should know to graduate high school.
The following local students completed courses with exemplary marks and made the Dean's List for 2010 Spring semester from Georgia College & State University in Milledgeville, announced Georgia College President Dorothy Leland:
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.
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.
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."
How elite is your senator? Tyler Hakes at College Raptor has put together an infographic of alma maters in the U.S. Senate.
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