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Section 7-202 - Minimum reading levels required.

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§ 7-202. Minimum reading levels required.(a)State Board to require minimum reading levels.- The State Board shall require a minimum level of reading ability for each grade 2 through 12 that rises for each succeeding grade.(b)Failure to meet minimum levels.- If a county board, based on local assessment of student progress and in conjunction with the Maryland education accountability program, finds that a student in grade 3, 7, or 9 through 11 who is not moderately, severely, or profoundly intellectually limited has not met either a minimum grade level competency or the minimum reading level as required by the State Board for the previous grade, the student shall be:(1) Kept in the current grade; or(2) Enrolled in an appropriate reading assistance program as part of his instructional program.(c)Limitation on withholding grade advancement.- The provisions of this section may not be the sole reason for withholding grade advancement more than once in grades 2 through 7.(d)Bylaws.- The State Board shall adopt bylaws to implement this section. [An. Code 1957, art. 77, § 98D; 1978, ch. 22, § 2; 1985, ch. 10, § 3; 1987, ch. 11, § 1.]
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  • § 7-202. Minimum reading levels required.
     

    (a)  State Board to require minimum reading levels.- The State Board shall require a minimum level of reading ability for each grade 2 through 12 that rises for each succeeding grade. 

    (b)  Failure to meet minimum levels.- If a county board, based on local assessment of student progress and in conjunction with the Maryland education accountability program, finds that a student in grade 3, 7, or 9 through 11 who is not moderately, severely, or profoundly intellectually limited has not met either a minimum grade level competency or the minimum reading level as required by the State Board for the previous grade, the student shall be: 

    (1) Kept in the current grade; or 

    (2) Enrolled in an appropriate reading assistance program as part of his instructional program. 

    (c)  Limitation on withholding grade advancement.- The provisions of this section may not be the sole reason for withholding grade advancement more than once in grades 2 through 7. 

    (d)  Bylaws.- The State Board shall adopt bylaws to implement this section. 
     

    [An. Code 1957, art. 77, § 98D; 1978, ch. 22, § 2; 1985, ch. 10, § 3; 1987, ch. 11, § 1.] 
     

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