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

Resources

Reading Coach

Third Grade Retention

Summer Reading Camp Community Partnership Grant

The Reading Coach/Literacy Coach will assist teachers in ensuring that all teachers are teachers of reading and implement effective literacy strategies. Coaches will work with all teachers (content teachers and elective areas) in the school he or she serves, prioritizing time for those teachers, activities, and roles that will have the greatest impact on student achievement, namely coaching and mentoring in classrooms.

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Extra Resources For Reading Coaches

Read to Succeed Reading Coach Job Qualifications

2017 Read to Succeed Reading Coach Report

Reading Coach Roles and Responsibilities

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Act 284 (Read to Succeed)

Third Grade Retention Guidance Document

Summer Reading Camp

SRC FAQs

 

The purpose of the Summer Reading Camp (SRC) Community Partnership Grant (CPG) is to provide students who are significantly below grade-level reading proficiency with the opportunity to receive quality, intensive instructional services, and support.

 

School Reading Plans

Interventions

Teacher Certification/Preparation

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R2S Literacy Teacher Endorsement

R2S Endorsement Requirements

Pre-Approved R2S Courses