Dougherty County School
program aimed at making sure young students don't fall behind is expanding.
The Early Intervention Program is
currently set up for students in third through fifth grades. It identifies students having reading and
math problems and helps bring them up to speed.
Now, it's being expanded students in kindergarten through 2nd grade.
"Those who have
deficits those are the ones that we're trying to catch we want to accelerate
their learning provide other strategies for them so that they can be on grade
level and be successful," said Deborah Scheer, Elementary ELA Content
The program will require the district to add about 22 new instructors.