Colorado READ Act Resources

Colorado READ Act Resources

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General Information

  • The READ Act requires use of an interim assessment to determine whether a student has a significant reading deficiency in grades K through 3.

  • Douglas County School District neighborhood schools use i-Ready as their approved READ Act interim and diagnostic assessment tool.

  • ELAT Charter schools in Douglas County School District use Acadience Reading as their approved READ Act interim assessment and DIBELS Deep as their approved READ Act diagnostic assessment.

  • Douglas County School District aligns support plans for students (IEPs, ELLPs, ALPs, READ Plans, etc). The plans remain separate documents, but connected through aligned goals and interventions.

READ Act Facts for Parents

Parent Resources for Supporting Reading at Home

Preschool-Kindergarten Reading Resources for Parents

Elementary Reading Resources for Parents

Secondary Reading Resources for Parents

Dyslexia Resources for Parents

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Outside Agencies

Complaints regarding violations of Title VI, (race, national origin), Title IX (sex, gender), Section 504/ADA (handicap or disability), may be filed directly with the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 1244 North Speer Blvd., Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204. Complaints regarding violations of Title VII (employment) and the ADEA (prohibiting age discrimination in employment) may be filed directly with the Federal Office of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 303 E. 17th Ave., Suite 510, Denver, CO 80202, or the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, 1560 Broadway, Suite 1050, Denver, CO 80202.