Code of the District of Columbia

§ 38–2581.04. Universal screening and intervention for reading difficulties.

(a) Beginning with School Year 2023-2024, using the guidance provided by OSSE pursuant to § 38-2581.02(a)(3), an LEA shall ensure that all students in kindergarten through second grade are screened for reading difficulties.

(b) If an LEA chooses to use a screening instrument that is not recommended by OSSE pursuant to § 38-2581.02(a)(3), the LEA shall make available, upon request, its reasoning as to why it chose to use that particular screening tool.