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Henry County Schools
Descriptor Code: IDDB
Remedial Programs  
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The Georgia Department of Education requires Henry County Schools to provide a Remedial Education Program in grades six through twelve for students who have identified deficiencies in reading, writing and mathematics.


Each year the Georgia Department of Education shall utilize data submitted by local school systems during the regular student records collection process to conduct an evaluation of REP.  By September of each year, the DOE shall report the achievement results of all students who received instructional services through the REP in the conent area(s) in which they were served.  The evaluation shall include the components required by the BOE at each grade level.


No more than 25% of the school population in eligible grades may be served in the remedial program.  Schools with more than 50% of their students eligible for free or reduced-priced meals may provide remedial education services for a higher percent of students, up to 35% of the school's full-time equivalent population in grades 6-12.

Student Eligibility Requirements


1.  Eligible grades are six through twelve.


2.  Students must meet two of the criteria in the state guidelines.

3.  Students in special education programs may not be served in the same content area in

Program Design

1.   Remedial teachers will provide individualized instruction that will take into account the student’s learning style.  The process of teaching the basic skills must lend itself to an integrated approach across the total curriculum.


2.  The model for delivery of services must conform to one of the State models or must have prior approval under Georgia Department of Education's plan for alternative models.



Henry County Schools
Original Adopted Date:  9/1/1994
Last Revised:  11/13/2006

Policy Reference Disclaimer: These references are not intended to be part of the policy itself, nor do they indicate the basis or authority for the board to enact this policy. Instead, they are provided as additional resources for those interested in the subject matter of the policy.

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.
State Reference Description
O.C.G.A 20-02-0065 Programs for care/supervision of students before or after school, or during vacation periods
O.C.G.A 20-02-0154 Remedial education program
O.C.G.A 20-02-0161 QBE formula/program weights
O.C.G.A. 20-02-0159.2 Coordination between high schools and postsecondary institutions to minimize need for remedial course work for students in postsecondary institutions
Rule 160-4-2-.11 Promotion, Placement, and Retention
Rule 160-4-2-.14 Instructional Extension
Rule 160-4-5-.01 Remedial Education
Federal Reference Description
20 USC 6311 Strengthening and improvement of elementary and secondary schools-State plans
20 USC 6312 Improving Basic Programs Operated by Local Educational Agencies-Local Educational Agency Plans
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