Missouri - SB54

Requires each local school district and charter school to have a policy for reading success plans for certain pupils in grades kindergarten through fourth grade

Introduced

December 1, 2020

Description

This act modifies current law regarding reading success plans, formerly known as reading intervention programs. Each local school district and charter school shall have on file a policy for reading success plans for any pupils of the district in grades kindergarten through four, rather than through grade three. Each policy shall be aligned with the guidelines developed by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education for reading intervention plans. Authority to develop guidelines to assist school districts and charter schools in formulating policies for reading intervention plans is transferred from the State Board of Education to the Department. Any guidelines for instruction shall meet the needs of the student by ensuring that instruction is explicit and systematic and diagnostic, ...

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