House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.
Amends GS 115C-83.3 toprovide that "summer reading camp" isan educational program outside of the instructional calendar that is provided by the local administrative unit to any student (1) who doesn't demonstrate reading proficiency and (2) who may be retained under GS 115C-83.7 (requiring retention of third grade students who fail to demonstrate appropriate reading level proficiency). Amends GS 115C-83.8(a) to clarify that summer reading camps are primarily for students who do not demonstrate reading proficiency and who may be retained under GS 115C-83.7 (was, students who do not demonstrate reading proficiency).
Bill H 760 (2013-2014)Summary date: Apr 24 2013 - View summary
Bill H 760 (2013-2014)Summary date: Apr 11 2013 - View summary
Amends GS 115C-83.3 to modify the definition for "summer reading camp" to mean an educational program outside of the local school administrative unit's (LEAs) instructional calendar, provided by the LEAfor any student who does not demonstrate reading proficiency, and as funding and space are available, provided for any student who demonstrates difficulty with reading development (was, provided by the LEA for any student who did not demonstrate reading proficiency).
Declares that summer reading camps are to be funded and implemented through public-private partnerships whenever possible.
Amends GS 115C-83.8(a) to require that students lacking reading proficiency are to have priority in enrolling in an LEA's summer reading camp prior to being retained.
Effective when the act becomes law and applies beginning with the 2013-14 school year.