READ Act

Rep. Edelson and Senator Maye-Quade Comment on MDE READ Act Curriculum List

St. Paul, MN – Today, the Minnesota Department of Education released the approved curriculum list as required by the READ Act. ​The READ Act requires the Minnesota Department of Education to partner with the Center for Applied Research and Educational Improvement at the University of Minnesota to “identify at least five literacy curricula and supporting materials that are evidence-based and focused on structured literacy by January 1, 2024, and post a list of the curricula on the department website.” The lead authors of the READ Act, Rep. Heather Edelson (DFL – Edina) and Sen. Erin Maye Quade (DFL – Apple Valley) released the following statements: