READ TO ACHIEVE FAQ FOR BOARD MEMBERS

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What is Read to Achieve?Read to Achieve legislative initiative is a part of the Excellent Public Schools Act. Under this state law, third grade students who are not reading at grade level by the end of third grade will receive special help, including summer reading camp and other interventions to make sure that they can read well enough to be able to do fourth-grade work.Read to Achieve
Reading Proficiency and Student Promotion
NC General Assembly G.S. 115C-83.1
What must be posted on each charter school's website regarding Read to Achieve?According to the law, The charter school shall annually publish on the charter school's website and report in writing to the State Board of Education by September 1 of each year the following information on the prior year:
•  The number and percentage of third grade students demonstrating and not demonstrating reading proficiency on the State-approved standardized test of reading comprehension administered to third grade students.
•  The number and percentage of third grade students' not demonstrating reading proficiency and who do not return to the charter school for the following school year.
•  The number and percentage of third grade students who take and pass the alternative assessment of reading comprehension.
•  The number and percentage of third grade students retained for not demonstrating reading proficiency.
•  The number and percentage of third grade students exempt from mandatory third grade retention by category of exemption as listed (above).
NC General Assembly G.S. 115C-218.85

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