Under existing law, the Alabama Literacy Act, commencing with the 2021-2022 school year, third grade students who fail to demonstrate sufficient reading skills will not be promoted to fourth grade, unless a good cause exemption is granted
This bill would delete the provisions against promoting students who fail to demonstrate sufficient reading skills to the fourth grade and would delete all references to good cause exemptions
Relating to the Alabama Literacy Act; to amend Section 5 of Act 2019-523, now appearing as Section 16-6G-5, Code of Alabama 1975, to delete the requirement that third grade students who fail to demonstrate sufficient reading skills not be promoted to fourth grade; and to delete references to good cause exemptions to nonpromotion.
|March 5, 2020||S||Read for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Education Policy|
|Bill Text||SB269 Alabama 2020 Session - Introduced|