In 2009 the senate of the United States signed a resolution designating January as National Mentoring Month.
Gov. Sonny Perdue is looking to change the way teachers get paid in Georgia, basing salaries on performance instead of tenure and advanced degrees.
Some students in Bill Wood's GED preparation course come from the school of hard knocks.
Education cuts announced last week by Gov. Sonny Perdue mean Dawson County school employees will have three furlough days for the second half of the academic year.
The Dawson County Board of Education voted 4-0 at the Jan. 11 meeting to sign a contract with the American Red Cross for use of school facilities in case disaster strikes.
It was no surprise to Riverview Middle School's principal that his students placed high in a statewide program that recognizes achievement.
The Dawson County Board of Education voted 4-0 on Jan. 11 to make Roger Slaton 2010 chairman.
The state government agency that certifies educational personnel is investigating the conduct of Dawson County High School's principal.
Black's Mill Elementary School held its spelling bee Jan. 15 in the media center, where fourth and fifth grade students competed for the title of spelling champ.
Local rotarians welcomed an 18-year-old native of Scotland last week during the organization's regular breakfast meeting.
Frigid winter weather continued to make its presence felt early this week, disrupting school and travel in parts of Dawson County.
Dawson County Schools will be dismissed early Thursday as the result of a wintry weather forecast.
A career and technical program at Dawson County High School recently received national attention in an education newsletter that promotes academic performance.
A lifelong fascination with space travel and astronomy paid off for a Dawson County man when he was accepted last week to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Endeavor Science Teaching Certificate Project.
Clad in camouflage and heavy coats, junior marksmen and women set out earlier this month for Dawson Forest.
Each year, Dawson County High School puts on its annual art show to display the works and techniques its students learn.
For the third year in a row, Robinson Elementary continues its trend of selling ornaments.
With applications examined and hopefuls interviewed, this year's Hugh O'Brian Leadership Award winners have been announced.
After several decades serving on the Dawson County Board of Education, the local school system bid farewell to board member Cecil Bennett Nov. 22.
Riverview Elementary School students got a chance earlier this month to experiment with forces of physics, chemicals and the human body.
The Dawson County High School yearbook staff walked away with 14 awards from the Georgia Scholastic Press Association last week.
Third-grade students at every elementary school in Dawson County received a visit Nov. 6 from a local educational advocacy group.
Dawson County Middle School eighth-graders got a chance last week to build digital thermometers from base components. Now, they're learning to use what they created.
The Dawson County Board of Education has big hopes for what it believes will be a great boon to its students.
The Dawson County JROTC has won several awards and accolades in the past, but last weekend, the Raiders competed for a state honor.
Eighth-graders at Dawson County Middle School recently had a chance to work hands-on with technology students and professors from the University of North Georgia.
Lanier Technical College instructors have nominated 16 students for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership competition, according to Kari Register, coordinator for the college's GOAL program.
More than 1,500 schools across Georgia are setting aside time this week to celebrate drug-free students.
The pumpkin patch is full again this year, but you don't have to travel far to get the gourds.
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