2017 Missouri Revised Statutes
Title XI EDUCATION AND LIBRARIES
Chapter 167 Pupils and Special Services
Section 167.340 Read to be ready program — certain students to increase average daily attendance — reading improvement instruction.

Universal Citation: MO Rev Stat § 167.340 (2017)

Effective 28 Aug 1999

Title XI EDUCATION AND LIBRARIES

Chapter 167

167.340. Read to be ready program — certain students to increase average daily attendance — reading improvement instruction. — 1. The provisions of sections 167.340 to 167.346 shall be known and may be cited as the "Read to be Ready Program".

2. Beginning July 1, 2000, if a school district provides reading improvement instruction for students in kindergarten through third grade who do not meet the district's objectives for reading as demonstrated by performance on the district's chosen methods of reading assessment, such students who receive reading improvement instruction pursuant to this subsection may be counted for additional average daily attendance for state school aid during their reading improvement instruction time if such time falls outside normal school hours.

3. Reading improvement instruction may take the form of summer school, provided that the summer school instruction addresses the reading deficiency, additional hours of instruction or such other methods as the district may select including, but not limited to, smaller class sizes, additional resources including computers, reading specialists, teacher and administrator training, tutoring, phonics instruction and use of parents and volunteers.

(L. 1999 H.B. 889 § 1)

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