Read By Grade Three (SB 391)


State General Fund of $4.9 million on FY 2016 and $22.3 million in FY 2017 to support activities found to be effective in improving the academic achievement of students in reading in grades Kindergarten through third grade (e.g., literacy coaches, grants, contracts, etc.). The Department will establish a grant program to augment reading proficiency programs in schools (district and charter) not served with Zoom or Victory reading centers/programs. Literacy plans with performance measures will be required from elementary schools that apply; the State Literacy Plan will provide a foundation.