Minnesota Read Act Documentation

The Minnesota Reading to Ensure Academic Development (READ) Act

Minnesota Reading to Ensure Academic Development Act, known as the READ Act, was passed and signed into law by Governor Tim Walz on May 24, 2023. The goal of this legislation is to have every Minnesota child reading at or above grade level every year, beginning in kindergarten, and to support multilingual learner and students receiving special education services in achieving their individualized reading goals. The READ Act replaces Read Well by Third Grade (RWBTG) and is in effect as of July 1, 2023.

Access and read the full legislation under Minnesota Session Law, Chapter 55, Article 3, READ Act.

State Website - https://education.mn.gov/MDE/dse/READ/

Supporting Documentation:

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