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2024-25 EIP Guidance - May 2024

​​​​​​​​​The Early Intervention Program (EIP) is designed to provide interventions for students who are at risk of not reaching or maintaining their academic grade level based on their performance on state or national assessments or performance measures in English Language Arts/Reading, Mathematics, or both in order to help them meet grade-level expectations within the shortest possible time. Early Intervention programming must include targeted, evidence-based interventions, frequent progress monitoring, and clear entrance and exit criteria based on grade level performance. It is not the intent of the program for students to be assigned to EIP on a continuing or permanent basis.​

Date Published: May 1, 2024

Intended Audience: Blended Teachers, Elementary Teachers, Instructional Coaches/Coordinators, Special Student Services Staff

Primary Contact: Felicia Purdy

Secondary Contact: Susan Walker

DOE Office: Policy, Flexibility & External Affairs, Teaching & Learning

Topics: MTSS, Special Student Services, Whole Child Supports

Document Type: Guidance

Government Level: State

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Authority Code: O.C.G.A. § 20-2-153 and State Board of Education Rule 160-4-2-.17

Authority Links: State Board of Education Rule 160-4-2-.17

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