What Will School Look Like In

Georgia THIS FALL?

Education During A Pandemic

As we encounter a new normal in education, many parents face challenges and choices in educating their children. Most schools around Georgia will either forego in-person instruction or provide a hybrid model. Many parents will be exploring alternatives to their local offerings. This is why we have put together resources to help you make informed choices this fall.

WHAT IS MY LOCAL SCHOOL’S PLAN?

HELP! Should I choose a virtual school for my child?

Should I send my child back to their regular school? Should I choose the virtual option from my local school district? Should I enroll my student in a full-time virtual school outside of my school district? There are so many options!

ONLINE-ONLY EXPERIENCE

Many parents may want to explore an online-only option. Georgia has a number of resources to accommodate this. Below are alternative online options.

 

Georgia Cyber Academy is a K-12 public charter school that is 100% tuition-free, online, and accredited.

An online public school program that is tuition-free and aligned with Georgia’s educational standards.

GA Virtual School is a program of the Georgia Department of Education’s Office of Teaching and Learning. 

Gwinnett Online Campus is an accredited Gwinnett County Public School that offers choices for students from the 4th grade to high school.

CHARTER SCHOOL ALTERNATIVES

Some parents may be interested in alternative school options with differing schedules. Charter schools are privately-operated, publicly funded schools. You can find a charter school in your area.

PRIVATE SCHOOL ALTERNATIVES

Some parents may be interested in a private school option that provides more education options. 

GISA provides a quick tool to allow you to search for private school alternatives in your area.

The Georgia Department of Education lists all approved student scholarship options in the state.

The Georgia Association of Christian Schools can help find private school options for those looking for a religious background.

FUNDING SUPPORT OPTIONS

Looking for resources to support a private education option? Below are scholarship options offered in Georgia. 

HOME SCHOOLING OPTIONS

GHEA provides support tools for those choosing to independently educate their children from home.

SCHOOLING SUPPORT OPTIONS

IN NEED OF TUTORING SUPPORT

FREE ONLINE ACCESS POINTS 

CHILD CARE SUPPORT

HOME LEARNING RESOURCES

 COVID-19 SUPPORT RESOURCES FROM GCO

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