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Read to Achieve Update Level Meeting December 3, 2013

Read to Achieve

Live Binder for NC Read to Achieve • CMS Intranet Curriculum and Instruction • Read to Achieve • Flow charts, Portfolio Materials, Cover Letters and More 2

Read to Achieve

Excellence in Public Schools Act, House Bill 950 A third grade student may be promoted to grade 4 if the student demonstrates reading proficiency through one of the following: • • NC EOG Reading Test (Level 3 or 4) or Completion of Grade 3 Reading Portfolio or • Retest of the NC EOG Reading Test (Level 3 or 4) or • NC Read to Achieve Test (Level 3 or 4) or • Completion of Grade 3 Reading Portfolio or passing the Read to Achieve Test after participating in Summer Reading Camp or • Completion of the Grade 3 Reading Portfolio or passing the Reading to Achieve Test at mid-year promotion 3

Read to Achieve

Good Cause Exemptions Limited English Proficient students with less than two years of instruction in ESL Students with disabilities whose IEP program indicates use of alternate assessments and reading interventions Students who have (1) received reading intervention and (2) previously been retained more than once in K, 1 st , 2 nd or 3 rd grades 4

Read to Achieve Portfolio

The portfolio MUST contain the following 3 components: Evidence of ALL benchmarking and progress monitoring from Mclass Reading 3D Evidence of an ongoing PEP with goals, interventions and instructional strategies based on student data that matches the needs of the individual student Evidence of proficiency on 36 completed passages, three passages for each of 12 standards.


Read to Achieve Questions

Q: How are parents informed about the Grade 3 legislation?

Q: How are Grade 3 teachers informed about Read to Achieve?

Q: Can a principal over ride the pass/fail decision?

Q: What does a transition room look like?

Q: Where and when are summer school sites?

Q: What about families with previous arrangements for the summer?

Q: Which students are put onto portfolios?

Q: How much time will the portfolios take?

Q: How many re-tests can a student take?

Q: Is summer camp mandatory?

Q: What does the state mean by a “retention label?” Q: … 6