For First Time, ‘Read Or Fail’ Law Is Fully Funded

One of the state’s most contentious education initiatives, the Reading Sufficiency Act, is fully funded for the first time, with $12 million dedicated to fund supports for struggling readers in the 2019-20 school year. The reading law has for six years contained a highstakes component for third graders: They face being held back if they can’t demonstrate reading proficiency. Oklahoma Watch in…

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