Alabama Literacy Act

Alabama literacy act

In 2019, the Alabama legislature passed the Alabama Literacy Act.   The Alabama Literacy Act was established to improve the reading proficiency of public school kindergarten through 3rd-grade students and ensure that those students are able to read at or above grade level by the end of the 3rd grade.  The law states that all 3rd-grade students shall demonstrate sufficient reading skills for promotion to 4th grade, beginning with the 2023-2024 school year.

To learn more about the Alabama Literacy Act, click the links below:


Alabama Literacy Act Full Text

Frequently Asked Questions

Alabama Literacy Act Information

Chilton County Plan for Alabama Literacy Act Implementation

The Alabama Family Guide for Student Reading Success

ALSDE Parent Resources

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