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  • Most Local Schools Making Progress in Test Scores

    Most Local Schools Making Progress in Test Scores

    Savannah Chatham Public Schools are making better grades and have more success stories.
    Savannah Chatham Public Schools are making better grades and have more success stories.
  • Want to Help name Beaufort's Newest School?

    Want to Help name Beaufort's Newest School?

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 1:12 PM EDT2014-04-22 17:12:10 GMT
    Board of Education is holding a community meeting about the name, mascot and colors for the new PreK-8 school being built on Davis Road in Bluffton.
    Board of Education is holding a community meeting about the name, mascot and colors for the new PreK-8 school being built on Davis Road in Bluffton.
  • Bus Changes Possible for Beaufort Co. Students

    Bus Changes Possible for Beaufort Co. Students

    Monday, April 21 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-04-21 22:38:37 GMT
    More changes could be on the way for students in Beaufort County as the school district re-evaluates bus routes.This week the school district is tackling its transportation system--hoping to streamline how students get to and from school. But with the rezoning, new schools, and now budget talks, parentssay theyjust want things to settle down. "Every other week if not every week you're hearing something in the paper, reading something different on the districts website.We're having one thing ...
    More changes could be on the way for students in Beaufort County as the school district re-evaluates bus routes.This week the school district is tackling its transportation system--hoping to streamline how students get to and from school. But with the rezoning, new schools, and now budget talks, parentssay theyjust want things to settle down. "Every other week if not every week you're hearing something in the paper, reading something different on the districts website.We're having one thing ...
  • Deadline Nears to apply for Savannah Engineering Academy

    Deadline Nears to apply for Savannah Engineering Academy

    Local high school junior and seniors have until April 25 to apply for a spot in the 2014 Savannah Engineering Academy.The five-day summer program will be held at Armstrong State University June 9-13. Completed applications and teacher recommendation forms are due April 25, and available at: www.savannahengineeringacademy.net According to information released by the City of Savannah's Public Information Office, there is no application fee for the Academy but once accepted a $50 registration fe...
    Local high school junior and seniors have until April 25 to apply for a spot in the 2014 Savannah Engineering Academy.The five-day summer program will be held at Armstrong State University June 9-13. Completed applications and teacher recommendation forms are due April 25, and available at: www.savannahengineeringacademy.net According to information released by the City of Savannah's Public Information Office, there is no application fee for the Academy but once accepted a $50 registration fe...
  • Heard Elementary Student Takes First Place in Statewide Design Contest

    Heard Elementary Student Takes First Place in Statewide Design Contest

    Heard Elementary fourth grader, Mina Smith, took top honors in Atlanta for her artwork supporting Georgia's manufacturing industry.
    Heard Elementary fourth grader, Mina Smith, took top honors in Atlanta for her artwork supporting Georgia's manufacturing industry.
  • New Armstrong Field Lab Opens on Ossabaw Island

    New Armstrong Field Lab Opens on Ossabaw Island

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:55 PM EDT2014-04-17 00:55:59 GMT
    A former meat processing facility on Ossabaw Island has been transformed into a field laboratory for Armstrong Atlantic State University scientists and students.
    A former meat processing facility on Ossabaw Island has been transformed into a field laboratory for Armstrong State University scientists and students.
  • BCSD Needs $10mil Increase in 2014-15 Budget

    BCSD Needs $10mil Increase in 2014-15 Budget

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:01 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:01:24 GMT
    Time to loosen the purse strings, the Beaufort County school district is asking for an increase of $10 million in its budget next year. "We've got almost four million dollars in mandates from the state,
    Time to loosen the purse strings, the Beaufort County school district is asking for an increase of $10 million in its budget next year. "We've got almost four million dollars in mandates from the state,
  • Savannah's St. Andrews Gets National Recognition

    Savannah's St. Andrews Gets National Recognition

    Monday, April 14 2014 10:56 AM EDT2014-04-14 14:56:53 GMT
    Savannah's St. Andrews School is getting national recognition.

    The Washington Post released its list of most challenging high schools in America and St. Andrews came in at number 18.
    Savannah's St. Andrews School is getting national recognition.

    The Washington Post released its list of most challenging high schools in America and St. Andrews came in at number 18.
  • Jasper Co. School Receives State Award

    Jasper Co. School Receives State Award

    Friday, April 11 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-04-11 21:25:14 GMT
    Some good news for Jasper county schools for a change,Ridgeland-Hardeeville high school just received one of the states biggest awards. "I think the majority of us that work in the school system have
    Some good news for Jasper county schools for a change,Ridgeland-Hardeeville high school just received one of the states biggest awards. "I think the majority of us that work in the school system have
  • School Holiday Display Bill Clears SC House Panel

    School Holiday Display Bill Clears SC House Panel

    Thursday, April 10 2014 12:21 AM EDT2014-04-10 04:21:58 GMT
    A bill meant to protect South Carolina's public school districts from lawsuits over winter holiday displays is heading to the House floor.
    A bill meant to protect South Carolina's public school districts from lawsuits over winter holiday displays is heading to the House floor. Under the bill, a religious icon such as a nativity scene must be either paired with a secular symbol or grouped with at least one other religion's symbol. 
  • Bill Would Prohibit S.C. Colleges from Using Lottery Money on Buildings

    Bill Would Prohibit S.C. Colleges from Using Lottery Money on Buildings

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 11:27 PM EDT2014-04-09 03:27:24 GMT
    It probably comes as a surprise to most South Carolinians who think state lottery money is for improving K-12 schools and providing college scholarships, but lottery money can be used on buildings or maintenance.
    It probably comes as a surprise to most South Carolinians who think state lottery money is for improving K-12 schools and providing college scholarships, but lottery money can be used on buildings or maintenance.
  • S.C. Senators Want to Change Teacher Appeals Process

    S.C. Senators Want to Change Teacher Appeals Process

    Senators say South Carolina's decades-old process for removing an underperforming teacher can drag out at the expense of school districts and children's education.
    Senators say South Carolina's decades-old process for removing an underperforming teacher can drag out at the expense of school districts and children's education.
  • GA Adopts New Teacher, Principal Evaluation System

    GA Adopts New Teacher, Principal Evaluation System

    Student test scores are part of a new teacher and principal evaluation system that has won final approval from the state Board of Education.
    Student test scores are part of a new teacher and principal evaluation system that has won final approval from the state Board of Education.
  • S.C. Senate Debating Holding Back Students Not Reading at Grade Level

    S.C. Senate Debating Holding Back Students Not Reading at Grade Level

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 1:57 AM EDT2014-04-02 05:57:42 GMT
    The South Carolina Senate debated a bill Tuesday that would hold back students who aren't reading at grade level at the end of third grade.
    The South Carolina Senate debated a bill Tuesday that would hold back students who aren't reading at grade level at the end of third grade.
  • 2015 Budget Discussion Begins for SCCPS

    2015 Budget Discussion Begins for SCCPS

    Thursday, March 27 2014 12:09 AM EDT2014-03-27 04:09:06 GMT
    The district expects to add 900 more students next year and several departments are asking for more money
    The district expects to add 900 more students next year and several departments are asking for more money
  • Talented Florida Teen Receives 150 Scholarships

    Talented Teen Receives 150 Scholarships

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 11:26 AM EDT2014-03-19 15:26:34 GMT
    18-year-old Chad Thompson has received 150 scholarships for his skills on the football field and his exceptional musical abilities.
    18-year-old Chad Thompson has received 150 scholarships for his skills on the football field and his exceptional musical abilities.
  • Bill Would Require Cursive, Multiplication Memorization in SC

    Bill Would Require Cursive, Multiplication Memorization in SC

    Tuesday, March 18 2014 3:12 AM EDT2014-03-18 07:12:04 GMT
    A bill that would require South Carolina students to learn how to read and write cursive and memorize multiplication tables comes up for a vote Tuesday at the Statehouse. 
    A bill that would require South Carolina students to learn how to read and write cursive and memorize multiplication tables comes up for a vote Tuesday at the Statehouse. 
  • UPDATE: Andy Patrick Drops Out of State Superintendent Race

    Andy Patrick Running for SC State Superintendent

    Tuesday, January 28 2014 4:31 PM EST2014-01-28 21:31:03 GMT
    State Representative Andy Patrick of Hilton Head has officially announced his candidacy to become South Carolina's next State Superintendent. Patrick, a Republican, serves on the House Education Committee
    State Representative Andy Patrick of Hilton Head has officially announced his candidacy to become South Carolina's next State Superintendent.
  • South University Named Among Top Military Friendly Schools

    South University Named Among Top Military Friendly Schools

    South University is pleased to announce that G.I. Jobs Magazine has selected its 15 campus locations as a Military Friendly school. The university now appears on the 2014 list of Military Friendly Schools.
    South University is pleased to announce that G.I. Jobs Magazine has selected its 15 campus locations as a Military Friendly school. The university now appears on the 2014 list of Military Friendly Schools.
  • Over 2,100 College Degrees Come From South University

    Over 2,100 College Degrees Come From South University

    South University will confer 2,172 degrees beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 15 at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center. With 89 doctorate, 622 master's, 651 bachelor's, and 810 associate's
    South University will confer 2,172 degrees beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 15 at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center. With 89 doctorate, 622 master's, 651 bachelor's, and 810 associate's
  • Local Family Starts Business Turning Blocks Into Learning Tools

    Local Family Starts Business Turning Blocks Into Learning Tools

    Attention Georgia and South Carolina there is a new, and fun educational enrichment program now available to children in our area. Bricks 4 Kidz is a worldwide, creative learning program that teaches elementary
    Attention Georgia and South Carolina there is a new, and fun educational enrichment program now available to children in our area.
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