Supporting Students with Special Needs
Georgia Special Needs Scholarships: SB10 and SB47
What: Under state laws passed by the Georgia State Legislature, parents of students who receive special education services or accommodations under a Section 504 Individual Accommodation Plan may request to transfer their child to another public or private school in Georgia.
Who: Any student who currently receives special education services, grades PK-11th and any returning 12th grader, as well as students who are eligible for a Section 504 Plan and are in grades Kindergarten-11th.
When: By April 29, 2022, share information regarding the Georgia Special Needs Scholarships. This information, forms, as well as parent letters are accessible on the GCPS website: https://www.gcpsk12.org/Page/23585
Annual Parent Involvement Survey
Who: Families of students who are receiving special education services
What: Each state is required to conduct a parent survey to measure parent/family perceptions of the success of parent engagement between home and local schools.
When: Available January 18, 2022 – May 31, 2022
Where: Parents can complete the survey via the survey link below.
Please use the following link to access the survey: https://survey.gadoe.org/SPEDParentSurvey
Please use the following link to access the parent letters, as well as an informative presentation regarding the survey: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1BO4an9qQ9eXTwKF69qEsyZgC6favgGfX?usp=sharing