State law addresses vision screening.
Georgia Compiled Rules & Regulations 511-5-6-.02. Filing of Certificates
(1) The parent or guardian of a child being admitted for the first time to a public school shall furnish to the school authorities a properly executed Department of Public Health Form 3300: Certificate of Vision, Hearing, Dental and Nutrition Screening. The Certificate shall be subject to audit by the Department and by the local Health Department.
(2) The vision, hearing, dental, and nutrition screenings reported on the Certificate must have been conducted within one year prior to the time that the child is admitted for the first time to a public school.
Georgia Department of Public Health Form 3300: Certificate of Vision, Hearing, Dental and Nutrition Screening
Presentation provides information on the Form 3300: Certificate of Vision, Hearing, Dental and Nutrition Screening.
New Student Requirements
Site provides information on certification of eye, ear, dental and nutrition examinations on the Georgia Department of Human Resources Form 3300 for admittance to Georgia public schools.
Official Code of Georgia Annotated 20-2-770. Rules and regulations for nutritional screening and eye ear and dental examinations of students
The Department of Public Health is authorized and directed, in cooperation with the State Board of Education, to promulgate rules and regulations to provide for a nutritional screening and eye, ear, and dental examinations for eachstudent entering the first grade in the public schools of this state and at such other times as such rules and regulations shall provide. Such rules and regulations shall provide procedures for local boards of health to provide for such examinations and screenings and for the issuance of a certificate to the parent or parents of children entering the first grade indicating that such examinations and screenings have been made, and such certificates shall be turned in to the school officials atthe time of enrollment. Such rules and regulations shall further provide that the examinations and screenings required inthis Code section may be made by private practitioners and authorize the certification provided for in this Code section by such private practitioners.