(Atlanta Journal Constitution) Schools in Georgia are now informing parents of a law passed this year that broadens the list of people mandated to report child abuse. The list now includes volunteers at churches, colleges, clubs, summer camps or soccer fields or parents who chaperone a field trip. They could go to jail if they fail to report suspected abuse. Like other systems, Fulton is following a state directive to notify all school volunteers that they must report any suspected child abuse to the Department of Family and Children Services or face legal charges.
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