Bill Status of HB4703 101st General Assembly
Short Description: READING AND MATH INTERVENTION
Rep. Rita Mayfield
| 1/13/2021||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the K-3 Comprehensive Reading and Math Intervention Act. Allows a school district to offer an evidence-based reading or math intervention program to each kindergarten through grade 3 student who exhibits a reading or math deficiency. Provides that any student in kindergarten through grade 3 who exhibits a deficiency in reading or math may receive an individual reading or math improvement plan. Allows a school district to provide a summer reading and math camp to all grade 3 students scoring at the lowest achievement level on the grade 3 statewide assessment and to establish at each school, where applicable, an intensive acceleration class for any student retained in grade 3 who was previously retained in kindergarten, grade one, or grade 2. Allows each school district and charter school to establish an extended-time literacy and math intervention program for students in kindergarten through grade 3 who score basic or below basic on a reading and math screening assessment. Amends the School Code. Provides that, beginning with 2022-2023 school year, grade 3 students must demonstrate sufficient reading and math skills for promotion to grade 4. Provides that if the student cannot demonstrate sufficient reading or math skills, the student must be retained in grade 3, with exceptions. Sets forth provisions concerning parental notification, intensive reading and math intervention, and reporting. Makes other changes.