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This Week in GeorgiaGov: Children

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.

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!

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