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This Week in GeorgiaGov: Children

Celebrating Parents Teaching Children

November 14, 2012

Children model their parents, and that's largely the reason education study after study shows that parents are among the most effective teachers. Throughout Parent Engagement Month, the Georgia Department of Education encourages parents to get involved - to read with children, to take students to museums, to talk about history, science and the arts.

Child Bullying and Prevention

September 13, 2012

Bullying is a well-known act among children of all ages, and can happen at any grade with both genders. Learn how to recognize the signs of bullying and what you can do to help prevent it.

More School Nurses On Hand This Year

August 8, 2012

Starting this year, students will see more school nurses in their front office clinics. Under new legislation, public schools must now supply at least one nurse for every 750 elementary school students and one for every 1,500 middle and high school students.