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Basic Rights (2)+

  • Basic Rights of Children

    This document discusses the basic of rights of children under the law, including: This document tells you the following: (1) How long do parents owe duties to their children? (2) What kind of support must parents provide for their children? (3) What kind of protection from abuse must parents provide for their children? The document is excerpted from An Introduction to Law in Georgia, Fourth Edition, published by the Carl Vinson Institute of Government, 1998 (updated 2004). Read More

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    Spanish / Español
  • Basic Rights of Parents

    This document discusses the basic of rights of parents under the law, excerpted from An Introduction to Law in Georgia, Fourth Edition, published by the Carl Vinson Institute of Government, 1998 (updated 2004). Read More

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    Spanish / Español

Childrens' Rights to Education (4)+

  • A Family's Guide to the Child Welfare System

    A guide for families in the child welfare system including experiences other families have had, laws and policies, and ways to advocate for a family's rights. Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Education: Information for Parents and Families

    These web pages contain information for parents and families about the education of children, including: (1) Preparing my child for school, (2)Finding K-12 schools & aftercare programs in my community, (3) Helping my child learn to read, (4) Ensuring my child's school success, (5) Helping my child with special needs, and (6) Helping my child prepare & pay for college Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Education
  • Rules of the State Board of Education

    This web site contains the existing and proposed rules for the State Board of Education for the State of Georgia. Content Detail

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    Georgia Department of Education
  • The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and Children with Diabetes

    The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, known as "IDEA," is a federal law that requires states to provide a "free, appropriate public education" to children with disabilities so that they can be educated to the greatest extent possible along with all other children. Qualifying children are entitled to special education and related services at no cost to their parents. This web site provides more information. Content Detail

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    Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund

Miscellaneous Information (2)+

Safety and Survival Guides (1)+

  • Georgia's Toll-Free School Safety Hotline

    Mission of Georgia's School Safety Program: To provide a safe and secure school environment conducive to learning with the cooperation of students, parents, teachers, school administrators, and the community. The Toll-free School Safety Hotline: 1-877-SAY-STOP On August 14, 1998 the Georgia Department of Education announced the arrival of Georgia's toll-free, anonymous 1-877-SAY-STOP (1-877-729-7867) school safety hotline. 1-877-SAY-STOP is the nation's first state-sponsored school safety hotline and is one example of the Georgia Safety and Violence Task Force's accomplishments. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Department of Education

Safety at School (1)+

  • Georgia's Toll-Free School Safety Hotline

    Mission of Georgia's School Safety Program: To provide a safe and secure school environment conducive to learning with the cooperation of students, parents, teachers, school administrators, and the community. The Toll-free School Safety Hotline: 1-877-SAY-STOP On August 14, 1998 the Georgia Department of Education announced the arrival of Georgia's toll-free, anonymous 1-877-SAY-STOP (1-877-729-7867) school safety hotline. 1-877-SAY-STOP is the nation's first state-sponsored school safety hotline and is one example of the Georgia Safety and Violence Task Force's accomplishments. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Department of Education