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PDF Documents and Resources Related to READ:

Colorado Read Act Pamphlet

House Bill 12-1238: The Colorado READ Act (PDF)

Literacy Evaluation Tool
The Literacy Evaluation Tool should be used by consultants and specialists outside of the education program or by school district personnel to evaluate the literacy program used for increasing literacy outcomes at the elementary level.

Parent Communication:Talking points to cover with parents upon implementing a READ Plan

READ FAQ Documents - this is a nine page PDF document organized by topic with answers to frequently asked questions about READ

READ Plan:
Sample to show the components that must be included in a READ Plan

READ and SWD Guidance
READ Plan and students with disabilities guidance from the Office of Literacy and Exceptional Student Services Unit. This document provides information on implementation of READ plans for students with IEPs

Rules for Adminstration of the Colorado READ Act

SRD Flow Chart



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