HB 1076-S - DIGEST

Revises criteria for the second grade reading assessment with regard to: (1) Comprehension skills of students at the beginning of second grade; and

(2) Reading passages used in the assessment meeting specific criteria and being administered according to the publisher's guidelines.

Requires the superintendent of public instruction to provide districts with funds to purchase assessment materials and professional learning for educators needed to implement the district's reading assessment system.

Authorizes the superintendent to provide an estimated per-pupil cost for assessments aligned to the state learning standards.