Online Parent Resources
- February 3, 2017
Great! Schools Milestones: A free online collection of videos aimed at helping parents understand grade-level expectations in grades K-12. Milestones show students demonstrating what success looks like in reading, writing and math, grade by grade.
Georgia Standards Parents' Page: GeorgiaStandards.Org allows parents easy access to information about the state’s standards. This web site also offers a variety of free resources to help you motivate and support your child’s curriculum at home while reinforcing the standards your child is working on in the classroom.
Helping Children Succeed in School: Sponsored by the University of Illinois, an excellent site that contains information on parental involvement in school, learning styles, study habits and homework, test taking, parent-teacher communication, and more.
GADOE Testing Resources: Testing Resources available to help parents and students get ready for standardized tests. Choose to view the different assessment programs administered at the various grade levels as well as resources to help your students prepare.Parent Toolkit: Designed to help you track and support progress at each stage, Parent Toolkit helps you navigate your child’s journey from pre-kindergarten through high school.
Toll-Free School Safety Hotline
MAKE THE CALL AND STOP VIOLENCE IN YOUR SCHOOL
The 1-877-SAY-STOP toll- free hotline was created by the Georgia Department of Education. Students can anonymously report anyone who has a weapon, has threatened to bring a weapon to school, or has violated any other school safety rules. The hotline hours are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; after 5 p.m. all calls will be forwarded to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Callers will not be asked to reveal their identities. Make the call; you can make a difference!