Department Announcements

  • Child Find

    Help us help every child reach their potential.
    Do you know a child who has or may have a disability and is not receiving therapy or services? Children ages birth through 21 who have a disability may be eligible to receive special services.

    For more information or to make a referral call:

    Babies Can't Wait(706) 235-3032
    Serving children with disabilities ages birth - 3

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  • DESTRUCTION OF RECORDS OF STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

    Chattooga County Schools, Special Education Department, announces its intention to destroy records that where developed to provide a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) in Chattooga County School System. This notice is in compliance with the federal, state, and local policy. Records will be destroyed in July 2017 based on the following criteria: Students with disabilities born between July …

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  • Georgia Alternate Assessments Percentage

    Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) all students with disabilities must participated in the State’s academic content standards. The Georgia Alternative Assessment 2.0 (GAA) is designed to ensure students with significant cognitive disabilities are provided access to the State content standards and given the opportunity to demonstrate progress toward achievement of the knowledge, content, and skills in the content standards. ESSA places a 1 percent statewide cap on student participation in alternate assessments. Chattooga County School District exceeds the 1 percent cap of GAA assessments for the school year 18-19. Several reasons being our district has a high number of special education students even though we are a small rural area. Many students in the special education program transfer into our district to specifically receive specialized services.

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