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This Week in GeorgiaGov: Children

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.

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?

Becoming a Foster Parent in Georgia

May 11, 2015

Learn the first steps towards becoming a foster parent for a child in need. 

Child Abuse Prevention Month: Stay Alert

April 30, 2015

Learn more about how to prevent child abuse in Georgia.

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.

New Support For Georgia's Young Dual Language Learners

October 30, 2014

DECAL has a new partnership that will give Dual Language Learners more support in the classroom.

Quick Facts about Enterovirus D-68

October 14, 2014

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

The State's Role in School Closures

March 24, 2014

This winter's extreme weather brought up many questions in regards to the state's involvement in school districts. Read School Superintendent John Barge explain the state's role and decisions about school days in Georgia.

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.

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