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Rule Number:160-4-2-.33

Values and Character Education  

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    1. Local boards of education shall provide instruction that addresses the core values adopted by the State Board of Education.  Local boards of education shall also provide instruction in character education.
    2. Each local board of education shall adopt a plan for implementing values and character education and shall specify in that plan the instructional materials and strategies to be used.
    3. The department shall develop a values and character education guide which may be used by local boards of education in the development of values and character education programs.


Georgia Department Of Education
Adopted Date:  11/13/1997
Effective Date:  12/29/1997

NOTE: The State of Georgia has moved the Georgia Code. This new environment no longer allows us to link directly to the Georgia Code. For example enter 20-02-0211 in the search window and the Georgia Code will appear.
Policy Code Description
IDAG Values /Character Education
Georgia Code Description
O.C.G.A § 20-02-0145 Character education
O.C.G.A § 20-02-0240 Powers and dutes of SBOE
These references are not intended to be part of the rule itself, nor do they indicate the basis or authority for the board to enact this rule. Instead, they are provided as additional resources for those interested in the subject matter of the rule.
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