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READ Act Statute and State Board Rules
The Colorado Reading to Ensure Academic Development Act (Colorado READ Act) was passed by the Colorado legislature in 2012, giving the state the guiding philosophy, structure and resources to get children reading at grade level by the time they enter the fourth grade.
READ Act Statute
Senate Bill 19-199 (PDF): amendments to the READ Act May 2019
House Bill 17-1160 (PDF) amendments to the READ Act May 2017
House Bill 12-1238 (PDF): The Colorado READ Act (original statute)
Rules for the Administration of the READ Act
In March 2020, the State Board of Education finalized the Rules for the Administration of the Colorado Reading to Ensure Academic Development Act (READ Act), 1 CCR 301-92.