Among Administration and Teachers at Elbert County Comprehensive High School there is a foundational belief that ALL children can learn, but they all do so at different times, and in a different manner. With this understanding, our goal is to offer the opportunity to “Rescue and Recover” missed/lost material, after the instructional day, when individual attention may be afforded. This academic opportunity will be offered each afternoon at ECCHS, Monday through Thursday, from 3:00-3:45, with transportation being provided.
In reflection of our prior practice, through dialogue with our campus leadership team, and in securing parental feedback, a change is now to be noted in the Rescue and Recovery process moving forward.
Students scoring an 85 or below on any assessment may be allowed to rescue. They must attend one afternoon tutorial session with their scheduled teacher prior to being allowed to retest. The second test will be a “different” test, not in terms of material or expectation, but in terms of structure. Once the second test has been completed, an average score of the two tests will be secured for the final mark.
It is always our desire to best prepare students for the first assessment administration, but we do understand the necessity to allow for continued learning to take place if deficits have presented themselves. Our primary goal must be to allow for mastery, and this process is a yet another safety net for our students in the educational journey.
Please let me know if you have additional questions or concerns, and as always, Blue Devil Proud!
Jason R. Kouns