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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.
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Outgoing Robinson Elementary School Principal Roxanne Howard has spent literally her entire life in the Dawson County School System.
With only a few days left until graduation, Dawson County High School students are taking the time to say their last goodbyes to their classmates -some of which have been together since pre-school.
A Dawson County Middle School student has been named the best speaker in the entire state in the Optimist International's annual oratorical contest.
The Dawson County Board of Education will soon have $15 million in hand to begin school improvements.
Dawson County High School announced last week how much its graduating class had earned in scholarships to help them with their futures.
As the school year winds to a close, Riverview Middle School is also preparing to say goodbye to its principal.
The Dawson County School System has a tentative budget set for the 2016 fiscal year, despite having little to no input from other entities regarding changing taxes for the next year.
The Dawson County School System is saying farewell to three of its long-time principals at the end of the school year.
Nearly a dozen Dawson County High School students were recognized on April 23 for sharing the challenges they have faced in their young lives during this year's Laws of Life essay contest.
Dawson County recently took a moment to recognize some of its most dedicated teachers.
Each year, Dawson County's youngest students tag along with their parents to begin the next 13 years of their lives.
After rain delays and changes in venue, the 2015 Dawson County Spring Games were finally able to be held last week.
Dawson County High School Chorus Director Spencer Wright has proven that, once again, his chorus is superior.
The Dawson County School System is already looking ahead to its newest generation of students.
One of Dawson County's most decorated education veterans was laid to rest last week following a tragic house fire.
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