Revised July 2007
Reading First provides funding to implement comprehensive reading instruction for students in kindergarten through third grade. Funds must be used for reading programs; instructional materials; professional development; administering screening, diagnostic and classroom-based reading assessments; collecting and reporting data; and promoting reading and library programs. Reading First is governed by the Uniform Provisions, and private school students in the areas served by public schools receiving Reading First funds are eligible for services.
Last Modified: 08/22/2007