Read to succeed

Read to Succeed Act 284

Act 284, Read to Succeed legislation, was created in 2015 to address literacy performance in South Carolina and put in place a comprehensive system of support to ensure SC students graduate on time with the literacy skills they need to be successful in college, careers and citizenship. Act 284 provides for a strong assessment and intervention system for students in kindergarten through twelfth grade with a goal of all students becoming proficient readers by the end of third grade.


               Components of Act 284

  • State, District and School Reading Plans
  • Third Grade Retention
  • Summer Reading Camps
  • Interventions
  • Literacy Competencies and Endorsements
  • Early Learning and Literacy (Child Early Reading Development and Education Program, CERDEP)
  • Teacher Preparation
  • Reading Coaches


Third Grade Retention

Reading Coach

Summer Reading Camps

School Reading Plans


Teacher Certification/Preparation