ERIC Number: ED420034
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-May-11
Reference Count: N/A
Charleston County School District (CCSD) Reading Policy.
Charleston County School District, North Charleston, SC.
This brief two-page policy statement presents the Charleston County (South Carolina) School District Board of Trustees reading policy. It begins by noting that the district will emphasize early literacy development, reading across the content areas, and interventions for struggling readers, and that schools shall be responsible for designing and implementing effective schoolwide reading programs in collaboration with School Governance Councils. The paper concludes with a 10-item list of the school board of trustees "expectations for reading" that address: (1) providing teachers with a curriculum guide which identifies reading competencies; (2) establishing a comprehensive reading program; (3) providing support for students who experience difficulty in reading; (4) providing staff development; (5) making books and other materials available to teachers and students; (6) communicating reading expectations to students; (7) informing parents of their child's reading performance; (8) soliciting the participation of the community; (9) using ongoing strategies to assess students' reading performance; and (10) establishing measurable objectives for the improvement of reading achievement. (RS)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Charleston County School District, North Charleston, SC.