"Literacy – the ability to read, write, speak, and listen effectively – is the door to learning, both in school and in life. To experience literature, embrace history, engage in research, or understand the principles of the universe, we must first be literate. "
READING SUFFICIENCY (RSA)
The Reading Sufficiency Act supports Oklahoma children in K through third grade. The purpose of RSA is to ensure that all Oklahoma students are reading on grade level at the end of third grade. RSA begins in Kindergarten to address reading deficiencies as early and quickly as possible so that each student with reading deficiencies has enough time and the correct intervention to prevent reading failure.
Senate Bill 346 - Ends social promotion
This is the actual bill that deals with 3rd grade retention. Pay special attention to section N of the bill (READ Initiative).
Looking for the Request for Third-Grade Good-Cause Promotion sample documents for teachers to use for their students? Click on the brown button above to be connected to the document on Google Docs.