Parent Resources

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Parent Resources

Georgia Department of Education - The most up-to-date information about education in Georgia as well as resources designed to serve parents throughout their child's education.

No Child Left Behind - The Obama Administration's blueprint for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

kidshealth.org - Information you can trust about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years.

Your children should be thinking about College Now!

CollegePrep Resources

Your son or daughter may just be starting middle school, but it can be an ideal time to start career and college planning. Starting the process now, before college application deadlines loom, will make the process easier.

gacollege411 - A powerful website that helps Georgia students plan for college, apply to colleges, and resources to pay for college.The site is a free service provided by the Georgia Student Finance Commission. Students can create a portfolio that helps them develop an individualized graduation plan starting in middle school.

Testing to Enter College

The ACT

The acronym “ACT” originally stood for “American College Testing” but over the years it has simply become “ACT” to better reflect the broad array of programs and services the organization now offers beyond college entrance testing.

What is the ACT exactly?

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Frequently Asked Questions about the ACT

ACTQuestion of the Day - A daily sample question for students.

The SAT

The SAT is a globally recognized college admission test that lets you show colleges what you know and how well you can apply that knowledge. 

What is the SAT exactly?

Frequently Asked Questions about the SAT

College Financial Aid Info

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FASFA-Federal Financial Aid

College-Costs-Faqs

Grants and Scholarships

Understand What Your Paying For

Financial Aid Awards

Types of College Loans

Tools and Calculators

More Financial Aid