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September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September 1, 2015

This September, learn how you can support families battling childhood cancer.

Bullies Come in All Shapes and Sizes

August 27, 2015

Talk to your kids about the effects of bullying. By keeping an open conversation, the better we can prevent bullying in schools.

Always Remember: Look Again

July 14, 2015

It might sound silly, but after everyone gets out of your car, remember to Look Again.
 

Free Meals for Children

May 26, 2015

During the school year, more than 900,000 Georgia children meet requirements for free or reduced breakfasts and lunches. But…what happens in the summer?

Women's History Month: Juliette Gordon Low (1860-1927)

March 4, 2015

At the turn of the 20th century, one woman saw the need for preparing young girls for the progressive world. One strong, independent, stubborn woman helped change history.

Quick Facts about Enterovirus D-68

October 14, 2014

Children across the United States, including Georgia, are at risk for Enterovirus D68.

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.

The Legislative Process: SB 136 Signed By Governor Deal

April 30, 2013

At the start of the legislative session, Governor Deal addressed the need for increased attention to public safety on Georgia’s waterways. Senate Bill 136 does exactly that.

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.

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.

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