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Read Across Georgia: Building a Strong Foundation for the Future

March 5, 2014

The State of Georgia kicked-off “Read Across Georgia” month in March, an initiative launched by First Lady Sandra Deal to raise literacy proficiency levels among Georgia’s youth.

8 Ways to Make Your Kids' Halloween Safer

October 29, 2013

Be sure to stay safe this Halloween.

Georgia SHAPE Month Celebrates Healthy, Active Living

September 5, 2013

It's finally September, which means it is Georgia SHAPE Month again! Events held throughout the month will celebrate being active and educating young people about wellness.

Applying for the Georgia Special Needs Scholarship

August 13, 2013

Many ways exist to help you support your child with special needs. The Department of Education provides a scholarship for children who qualify with the Georgia Special Needs Scholarship Program. Take a look and do some research to see if they can help you!

School Bus Safety

August 8, 2013

Drivers, as students head back to classes in the next few weeks, keep in mind that you'll need to slow down for school buses and school speed zones.

Immunization Awareness Month

July 31, 2013

July marked Immunization Awareness Month in Georgia. First Lady Sandra Deal and GOCF Executive Director Katie Jo Ballard spent the month touring hospitals and educating new parents about the importance of immunization in their children.

Save for College

June 12, 2013

Since 2002, the Path2College 529 Plan has offered parents a reliable way to plan for their children's college educations.

April is Child Abuse and Neglect Awareness Month

April 24, 2013

Georgia's Department of Human Services' Division of Family and Children Services receives a report of child abuse every 15 minutes. Understanding the prevalence of child abuse and its prevention are important steps to decreasing child abuse in our communities and across the state.

Lawyers Fight Hunger with the Legal Food Frenzy

April 17, 2013

Did you know that nearly 60% of Georgia’s public school students are eligible for either a free or reduced lunch at school each day? So where do these children go for a complete and balanced meal during the summer months when they are at home?

Dept. of Education Launches 'Georgia’s Future. Now!'

March 12, 2013

The Department of Education recently launched Georgia’s Future. Now! as a way to unite efforts to improve student achievement and tell the story of the successes in public schools.