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Student Support Services

 

Loranda Holmes, Program Director
229-649-2234



Section 504

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act is a federal civil rights law and prohibits discrimination by school districts receiving federal financial assistance against persons with disabilities. Included in the U.S. Department of Education regulations for Section 504 is the requirement that students with disabilities be provided with a free appropriate public education (FAPE). These regulations require identification, evaluation, provision of appropriate services, and procedural safeguards in every public school in the U.S.

Policies and Procedures

Overview of Section 504

Procedural Safeguards

Parent/Student Rights


Special Education Services

Parent to Parent http://p2pga.org/
Parent Rights Parents Rights Sample 2
Parents Rights Videos in English & Spanish http://www.doe.k12.ga.us/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Special-Education-Services/Pages/Parents-Rights-Videos.aspx


Gifted Education

In Georgia, a gifted education student is defined as one who demonstrates a high degree of intellectual and/or creative ability(ies), exhibits an exceptionally high degree of motivation, and/or excels in specific academic fields, and who needs special instruction and/or special ancillary services to achieve at levels commensurate with his or her ability(ies).

Marion Gifted Procedures Manual

For more information including Eligibility and Frequently Asked Questions click on http://www.doe.k12.ga.us/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Curriculum-and-Instruction/Pages/Gifted-Education.aspx




 
 
1697 Pineville Road     |     Buena Vista, Georgia 31803      |     229.649.2234 (phone)      |     229.649.7423 (fax)