Folks Need To Know About HB 656 .


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What is HB 656?. Gone by the Georgia General Assembly in 2001 as a major aspect of the An Education Reform demonstration of 2000Establishes tenets that all state funded school areas must take after with respect to advancement of understudies (Section 14 of HB 656). . Reconsidered 7/08, Department for Elementary Instruction, DeKalb County School System.
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Guardians Need To Know About… HB 656 Georgia Academic Placement and Promotion Law Revised 7/08, Department for Elementary Instruction, DeKalb County School System

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What is HB 656? Gone by the Georgia General Assembly in 2001 as a major aspect of the A+ Education Reform demonstration of 2000 Establishes decides that all government funded school regions must take after in regards to advancement of understudies (Section 14 of HB 656) Revised 7/08, Department for Elementary Instruction, DeKalb County School System

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What is HB 656? Commands decides with respect to scholarly advancement that apply to understudies in evaluations 3, 5 and 8 Impacts the substance regions of perusing and science Requires that the Criterion-Referenced Competency Test (CRCT) will be utilized principally to decide advancement Revised 7/08, Department for Elementary Instruction, DeKalb County School System

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When Did HB 656 Start? 3 rd graders needed to pass the perusing area of the CRCT in spring 2004 to be elevated to review 4. 5 th graders needed to pass the perusing and math segments in spring 2005 to be elevated to review 6. 8 th graders needed to pass perusing and math to go to review 9 in spring 2006. Reconsidered 7/08, Department for Elementary Instruction, DeKalb County School System

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What is the school\'s part? Lead an examination and understanding of existing test information for every understudy to decide qualities and shortcomings Examine classroom work of every understudy and contrast it with test information to search for examples in accomplishment Revised 7/08, Department for Elementary Instruction, DeKalb County School System

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What is the school\'s part? Offer PTAs and different gatherings to examine the school\'s instructional program Call and, or send notification to guardians welcoming them to talk about scholastic advance with instructors Provide bolster programs amid the school day and past the school day for extra scholarly help … . Overhauled 7/08, Department for Elementary Instruction, DeKalb County School System

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What is the school\'s part? Create individualized instructional arrangements (Level I) for understudies who require more noteworthy help with scholastic advancement Plan gatherings with guardians to examine instructional bolster arrangements to enhance accomplishment and give proposals to guardians on the best way to help at home Revised 7/08 Department for Elementary Instruction, DeKalb County School System

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What is the parent\'s part? Make a situation at home that adds to accomplishment at school Ensure that your kid goes to class routinely and on time Attend meetings about your kid\'s advance or speak with educators by telephone, notes or email Revised 7/08, Department for Elementary Instruction, DeKalb County School System

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What is the parent\'s part? Discuss first with instructors in regards to concerns or issues Ask for redesigns on your tyke\'s development socially, candidly and scholastically if drawn out stretches of time have slipped by since speaking with the school Expose your kid to circumstances past school that will add to scholarly achievement and READ, READ !! Updated 7/08, Department for Elementary Instruction, DeKalb County School System

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What happens if the tyke doesn\'t pass the Spring 2009 CRCT? Guardians must be informed of disappointment in composing inside 10 timetable days (barring ends of the week) of receipt of test results in the school by top notch mail. The letter will portray a mid year program for healing direction and a 2 nd chance to take the CRCT amid summer. Reexamined 7/08, Department for Elementary Instruction, DeKalb County School System

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Parental Notification Letter Sample 3 rd Grade Parent Letter DeKalb County School System Notification of Failure to Meet Standard on Georgia Criterion-Referenced Competency Test May 2009 Dear Parents or Guardians of __________________________________: Based on your youngster\'s score on the spring 2009 Georgia Criterion-Referenced Competency Test (CRCT) in perusing for review 3, and as per Georgia law O.C.G.A. 20-2-282, your tyke will be held unless he/she takes and scores at Performance Level I on a moment CRCT that is booked for June of 2009. If your tyke neglects to meet the state\'s passing score of 800 on the second CRCT, you will be given techniques that depict how to ask for an interest of your kid\'s maintenance through the school. To offer extra instructional support in perusing and to accommodate the organization of the second CRCT, there will be an educational cost free Rising Scholars summer school program amid June of 2009 with transportation gave. This program is particularly intended to quicken, separate, or potentially give extra perusing guideline. The Rising Scholars program will be offered at a few grade school locales all through the DeKalb County School System. Understudies will be allocated to go to a late spring site in light of transport administration courses. For understudies who have Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) or 504 arrangements, a meeting will be planned amid early August to talk about and arrange direction for your tyke. We anticipate arranging and working with you. Genuinely, , Principal Revised 7/08, Department for Elementary Instruction, DeKalb County School System

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What happens if the tyke doesn\'t pass the 2 nd CRCT? The law expresses that if the second CRCT is fizzled, … "the chief or the main\'s designee should hold the understudy for the following school year." A letter is coordinated to the guardians with respect to the youngster\'s powerlessness to pass the second CRCT that incorporates a portrayal of the discretionary interest handle that a parent, gatekeeper or instructor may seek after. Modified 7/08, Department for Elementary Instruction, DeKalb County School System

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Parental Notification of 2 nd Failure Sample 5 th Grade Parent Letter DeKalb County School System Notification of Failure to Perform on second CRCT in Reading as well as Math Appeal Process Dear Parents or Guardians of:_______________________________________ We lament to illuminate you that on the second organization of the ___reading, ___math section(s) of the fifth grade Georgia Criterion-Referenced Competency Test (CRCT) in June of 2009, your kid, ___________________________________________________did not meet Performance Level I. As per state law, O.C.G.A. 20-2-282, we should illuminate you that your kid will be held in review five for the 2009-2010 school year. An extra segment of this law requires that you be educated of the privilege to claim the choice to hold your kid in the fifth grade for 2009-2010. Should you wish to request the maintenance of your kid in the fifth grade for 2009-2010, you should illuminate me in composing by drafting a brief explanation that is marked and dated by you that shows your craving to bid the choice to hold your tyke. Your composed articulation must include: (1) the name of your youngster in print, and (2) current and totally exact phone and mailing contact data so you can be told of the date and time that your allure will be listened. Guardians or watchmen must bring or send the composed articulation that demands an interest for the youngster to the central\'s office inside 15 working days (Monday through Friday) of the date of this letter. At the point when the composed articulation is gotten in the vital\'s office, it will be signed into a receipt book. An ask for an interest won\'t be acknowledged if gotten following 15 working days from the date of this letter. By state law, a Placement Committee will meet to talk about the interest. This board of trustees will be contained the guardians or watchmen, the teacher(s) of the fizzled branch of knowledge (perusing) on the CRCT, and the main or the central\'s designee. The Placement Committee will survey the second CRCT disappointment in perusing or potentially math in light of your kid\'s general scholastic accomplishment amid the 2008-2009 school year and, if relevant, advance made while going to the Rising Scholars summer school program, lastly, settle on a choice with respect to advancement. As per state law, the choice to advance must be consistent. You will be informed in composing of the date, time and area for the Placement Committee meeting. You will likewise be reached by phone about the Placement Committee meeting. As per the DeKalb Board of Education\'s arrangement for Promotion and Retention, the choice of the Placement Committee should not be advanced past the school. For understudies who have Individualized Education Plans (IEP) or 504 arrangements, the Placement Committee will be the IEP board of trustees, and the 504 Team separately. This letter additionally serves to illuminate the parent/watchman that an IEP meeting warning or understudy 504 Team meeting notice will be approaching. The choice to advance will be made by the IEP board of trustees or the Student Support Team. Genuinely, , Principal Revised 7/08, Department of Elementary Instruction

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What is the Appeal Process if the tyke does not pass the second CRCT? On the off chance that guardians/watchmen ask for in keeping in touch with request the maintenance inside the predetermined time restrict, then a Placement Committee is built up by the central. A Placement Committee meeting is held to talk about and analyze the failure(s) on the CRCT to the tyke\'s general scholarly accomplishment. The Placement Committee is contained the guardians, the primary or his/her designee and an educator in the fizzled subject(s) on the test. Different instructors or the advocate may give data about the understudy\'s scholarly accomplishment amid the meeting. Talk can incorporate a thought in regards to position in the following evaluation. Situation implies that the understudy has not met the scholarly guidelines for advancement, but rather there is a need to consider other basic components. A vote is taken by the Placement Committee t

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