Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 125-4-2-.04 - Academic Training

(1) Each institution shall provide educational courses consistent with the capacity and the demonstrated interests of the inmate population.
(2) Training in the social and coping skills, including consumer problems, family life, and establishment of educational goals, shall be offered as a part of the educational process.
(3) Each inmate whose standard test scores indicate that his (her) educational level is below the 8th grade shall be encouraged, and where possible, assigned to attend appropriate scheduled academic courses for a minimum of ten (10) hours per week.
(4) Each institution should establish as its objective the creation and operation of a program which will fulfill inmate educational needs from the illiteracy level through the high school equivalency level.
(5) Opportunities for college level training may be provided through in-house classes, correspondence courses, and, in selected cases, through educational release.


Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 125-4-2-.04
Ga. Constitution 1983, Art. XI, Sec. I, Par. (b); Ga. L. 1956, pp. 161, 170; 1969 p. 598; 1956, pp. 161, 171; 1956, pp. 161, 174 (O.C.G.A. 42-2-11); Ga. L. 1964, pp. 491, 492; 1970, pp. 318, 319 (O.C.G.A. 42-5-53); Ga. L. 1972, p. 838 (O.C.G.A. 42-10-2); Ga. L. 1956, pp. 161, 178 (O.C.G.A. 42-2-11); Ga. L. 1964, pp. 734, 735 (O.C.G.A. 42-5-57); Ga. L. 1968, pp. 1399, 1403 (O.C.G.A. 42-5-51).
Rule, entitled "Academic Training," filed as Rule 415-4-2-.04 on November 14, 1984; effective December 4, 1984, renumbered as Rule 125-4-2-.04. Filed June 28, 1985; effective July 20, 1985, as specified by the Agency.

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