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Georgia's new math curriculum

In fall 2005, schools throughout Georgia began implementing a new mathematics curriculum, the Georgia Performance Standards (GPS), for mathematics.

July 10, 2008 | | Education


Scholarship winners recognized

Richmond Hill High School recent graduates Ben Botelho and Katrina McCann were this year's recipients of the Rotary Club Jay Gardner scholarship. Each will receive $1,000 per year for four years toward their college education. At Thursday's meeting, Jim Gardner, Jay's son, spoke about the scholarship. "Not only are you scholars, but you are also such great community volunteers, leaders and participants," he told Botelho and McCann. Gardner brought former scholarship recipient Ellen Cusimano to the meeting. "This scholarship has given me so many opportunities and I know it will continue to for current and future ...

July 06, 2008 | Jessica Holthaus | Education


Honor Roll

Richmond Hill Primary School perfect attendance

July 06, 2008 | | Education


Cat's Eye View

Teens facing tough time finding jobs

July 03, 2008 | Stephen Hundley | Education


Honor Roll

Additions to Bryan County High School honor roll, fourth nine weeks.

July 03, 2008 | | Education


Sports equity

In March of 2000, the Georgia General Assembly passed House Bill 1308, known as the "Equity in Sports Act". This bill enacted a state law modeled in part after the federal law entitled "Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972". Title IX is a civil rights statute that prohibits discrimination based on gender.

June 26, 2008 | Billy McGrath | Education


Honor Roll

Richmond Hill High School honor roll

June 26, 2008 | | Education


Honor Roll

Carver Elementary School honor roll

June 22, 2008 | | Education


Accelerated math leads to success

To prepare students to meet the Georgia mathematics standards, Dr. George Washington Carver Elementary School has implemented Accelerated Math, a program that accelerates the learning of mathematics when used in conjunction with their existing instructional practices and their math textbook. Accelerated Math ensures that students are working at an appropriate level, mastering new objectives, and reviewing skills that they have already mastered. With this program, teachers are provided with information that allows them to make informed instructional decisions and tailor math interventions to meet the needs of individual students.

June 19, 2008 | | Education


Honor Roll

Bryan County Middle School Honor Roll

June 19, 2008 | | Education


Middle schoolers recognized

Three Richmond Hill Middle Schoolers have been recognized in a regional "Going Green" essay contest, open to all 7th and 8th graders in coastal Georgia and the Lowcountry of South Carolina.

June 15, 2008 | By Jessica Holthaus Bryan County News | Education


Georgia's math curriculum

In fall 2005, schools throughout Georgia began implementing a new mathematics curriculum, the Georgia Performance Standards (GPS) for Mathematics. These standards were developed by master classroom teachers, district and regional mathematics leaders, and university faculty and were publicly discussed for several months. The GPS in Mathematics lays a foundation for a more advanced mathematics education than is currently offered to Georgia students. The changes have been strongly endorsed by faculty from the state's major colleges and universities, including Georgia Tech, Georgia State University, and the University of Georgia.

June 12, 2008 | | Education


Assessment

Assessment of student achievement is important because today's students face a world that demands new knowledge and abilities. Students need to understand the basics, but also need to think critically, to analyze, and to make inferences.

June 05, 2008 | | Education


The best and brightest honored at RHHS, BCHS

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June 05, 2008 | Compiled by Jessica Holthaus | Education


Cat's Eye View

Richmond Hill High Schools seniors dealing with 'senioritis'

June 01, 2008 | Stephen Hundley Bryan County News | 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


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