Parent Information & Resources

Consolidated Application

Faculty, staff, community leaders and parents may review the attached draft of the Consolidated Application and submit questions via email murray.melody@marion.k12.ga.us, call 229-649-2234, or write to Melody Murray, Marion County Schools, 1697 Pineville Road, Buena Vista, Ga 31803. Please select the link to review the Consolidated Application.


Please click on the links below for information:

Assessment Security Plan

Parent Engagement Newsletter

Marion County School System Parent Involvement Policy

Parent Mentor Program

McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Act

Parent Engagement Program – Georgia Department of Education

Marion County BOE Strategic Plan 2015-2020

Quality Assurance Review Report



OTHER RESOURCES:

Information for Parents

Student Growth Model
student growth data for districts and schools

Information for Parents: General Parent Information
http://www.doe.k12.ga.us/School-Improvement/Federal-Programs/Pages/Parent-Engagement-Program-For-Parents-Links.aspx


This links provides parents with some information about CC and the ELA & math big standards for each grade level. There is also a Spanish version.
http://www.cgcs.org/Page/244


National PTA® partnered with experts on the Common Core State Standards to create grade by grade guides that reflect the standards adopted by more than 40 states. Individual guides were created for grades K-8 and two were created for grades 9-12 (one for English language arts/literacy and one for mathematics). Eleven guides were created in all.
http://www.pta.org/5307.htm


College and Career Ready - Career Pathways
College and Career Ready - Career Pathways 
(PPT Download)


Parents & Guardians,

For your convenience the following list of resources provides you with information about what students are expected to know and do as well as helpful sites that allow you to better support your child’s learning.

For information from the Georgia Department of Education written specifically for parents related to Georgia Performance Standards, testing, laws and rules, and much more clickhttps://www.georgiastandards.org/Pages/Parents.aspx

A bilingual site for parents who speak Spanish: 
Esta sección bilingüe ha sido diseñada pensando en ustedes, con el fin de brindarles información útil para ayudar a sus hijos a convertirse en buenos lectores y en estudiantes de éxito.http://www.colorincolorado.org/familias


Helpful Sites:
BrainPOP
www.brainpop.com

BrainPOPjr 
www.brainpopjr.com/ 
 

Reading Sites:
PBS Kids
http://pbskids.org/everything.html

The Literature Network (download the classics)
http://www.online-literature.com/author_index.php

Reading Nonfiction—Time for Kids
http://www.timeforkids.com/TFK/teachers/aw/wr/0,28125,,00.html

The Best Online Classic Children's Books 
http://www.mainlesson.com/displaybooksbytitle.php


Math Sites:
For math games and homework help (for you or your child) visit Cool Math. This site has activities for beginning mathematicians all the way to high school calculus! Click http://www.coolmath.com/ 

For math and reading activities for K-8 visit Fun Brain at http://www.funbrain.com/ 

Special Education:
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a law ensuring services to children with disabilities throughout the nation. IDEA governs how states and public agencies provide early intervention, special education and related services to more than 6.5 million eligible infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities. http://idea.ed.gov/ 

Georgia Council for Exceptional Children
http://www.gacec.org/

No Child Left Behind (NCLB)
http://www2.ed.gov/nclb/landing.jhtml