Lowndes County Schools plan for early release

Release: Early Release for LCS Lowndes County Schools will have early release tomorrow, Friday, December 18, 2020. The release schedule as follows: 11:30 -  The 1st load of elementary students will be dismissed. 12:00 -…

Pre-K Teachers of the Year named by DECAL

Release: ATLANTA, Ga., (October 2, 2020) – The Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) has named its Georgia’s Pre-K Teachers of the Year for the 2020-2021 School Year and just in time for…

Georgia Celebrates 10th annual Pre-K Week

Release: ATLANTA–Georgia’s Pre-K Week is turning ten! And we are celebrating this milestone anniversary! For the past 28 years, Georgia’s nationally-recognized Pre-K Program has provided quality early education to the state’s youngest learners. Launched in…

DPH recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Release: VALDOSTA – It is estimated that 279,100 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in 2020. It is also estimated that nearly 50,000 deaths from breast cancer will occur in 2020. In recognition of…

DECAL builds new website to help track a…

Release: ATLANTA, Ga., (September 9, 2020) – The Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) is excited to announce the launch of a new Developmental Milestones website, http://development.decal.ga.gov. This website provides information and resources…

DECAL pays daytime care of virtual learners

Release: DECAL to Offer Financial Assistance to School Age Students Whose Schools Have Opted for Virtual Learning Funding Helps Working Families Find Secure and Safe Option for Their Children ATLANTA, Ga., (August 31, 2020) –…

DECAL offers child care facilities COVID-19 guidance

Release: Guidance Addresses Drop Off/Arrival and Food Prep/Meal Service to How and Where to Report Confirmed COVID cases in Child Care Programs ATLANTA, Ga., (August 19, 2020) – The Georgia Department of Early Care and…