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Data Pipeline Snapshots - READ


The purpose of the READ collection is to determine per pupil funding for districts by taking a count of students at the end of the year who have a significant reading deficiency. The READ collection opened April 1, 2016 and closes July 1, 2016. For the 2015-2106 school year, include students in grades K-6 ( all K-3 students enrolled at time of testing and 4-6 cohort students)


Upcoming Webinars:

READ Act Data Collection - Recorded Webinar from 3/31/16


2016-2017 READ Collection Timeline

Cross LEA Validation Errors Memo


File Layout and Definitions

Data Elements for the READ 2016-2017
The elements for the 2016-2017 school year include changes in the exemption fields for those students who are served through an Individual Education Plan. The total file length remains 111 characters for the 2016-2017 school year.

Business Rules

Business Rules for the 2015-16 READ Collection


Additional Links

Contact Information:

Please contact Whitney Westgaard or call at 303-866-6421 for questions about the READ Collection or to be added to the list serve.

Archived Pages

2013/14 READ Collection (in pipeline) Archived Resource Page

2012-13 READ Collection (in Automated Data Exchange) Archived Resource Page

Data Elements for READ 2014-2015

Data Elements for READ 2015-2016

Frequently Asked Questions - 2014-15 READ Collection


Quick Links


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