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Local students get new learning tool

Third grade students at every elementary school in Dawson County received a visit Oct. 24 from a local educational advocacy group.

October 30, 2013 | By David Renner | Education

Club awards fifth-grader

Rotary Club of Dawson County's October Student of the Month is Brock Bearden, a fifth-grader at Black's Mill Elementary School.

October 30, 2013 | | Education

Teacher ‘flips’ class

One Dawson County teacher is flipping math class on top of itself.

October 30, 2013 | By David Renner | Education

School sales tax funding exceeds projections

Dawson County's 1-cent sales tax for education is running $1 million over projections and about 18 months ahead of schedule, officials report.

October 23, 2013 | By David Renner | Education

Week encourages drug-free students

More than 1,500 schools across Georgia are setting aside time this week to celebrate drug-free students.

October 23, 2013 | By David Renner | Education

Armstrong announces bid for school board

Dawson County resident Karen Armstrong has announced her candidacy for the 2014 Board of Education.

October 23, 2013 | By David Renner | Education

Education concerns topic of discussion

Parents, educators and school administrators from across northern Georgia voiced concerns ranging from the balance of funding to the controversial common core curriculum during an educational summit in Dahlonega last week.

October 16, 2013 | Michele Hester | Education

Earning high marks

The Dawson County Board of Education recognized the teachers of the year at the district's seven schools, as well as the system's top teacher, during a ceremony Monday night.

October 16, 2013 | By David Renner | Education

Pumpkins encourage competition

For the second year, Robinson Elementary's entryway is full of pumpkins.

October 16, 2013 | By David Renner | Education

Head Start reopens

The Ninth District Head Start program was open Tuesday, thanks to private funding.

Staff and parents were notified Monday that the preschool program was reopening, said Kay Laws, Head Start director for Ninth District Opportunity.

October 09, 2013 | By Carly Sharec DCN regional staff | Education

Riverview Elementary gives Dimes for Downs

October is National Down Syndrome Awareness Month, and to celebrate, Riverview Elementary is giving dimes away.

October 09, 2013 | By David Renner | Education

Summit discusses educational issues

A legislative summit next week will give the community an opportunity to discuss educational issues facing the state.

October 02, 2013 | Michele Hester | Education

Library plans night of fun

The Dawson County public library is offering the community a night of fun, frights and festivities as it begins a new event.

September 25, 2013 | By David Renner | Education

Family night a success at Riverview Elementary

Riverview Elementary held its first family event on Sept. 5.

September 18, 2013 | By David Renner | Education

Local campus sets record

Lanier Technical College graduated 1,212 students from its programs in 2012.

September 11, 2013 | By Carly Sharec DCN regional staff | Education

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Articles by Section - Education

System honors award winners

Two Dawson County High School students were recognized during the last board of education meeting.

September 17, 2014 | David Renner | Education

System awarded

The Dawson County school system was honored by the state Monday night for its financial reporting.

September 10, 2014 | David Renner | Education

Robinson educator named tops

Robinson Elementary School kindergarten teacher Lisa Bessiere has been named teacher of the year for the downtown school.

September 03, 2014 | David Renner | Education

Dawson County prepares for Milestones testing

The State of Georgia is getting ready to roll out a new set of tests for students in order to comply with the Common Core State Standards system.

September 03, 2014 | David Renner | Education

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