SB 359/HB 420 – K-3 Reading and Literacy Improvement Act

Primary Senate Sponsors: Sen. Wiley Nickel (D-Wake); Sen. Valerie Foushee (D-Chatham, Orange); Sen. Gladys Robinson (D-Guilford)

Primary House Sponsors: Rep. Rachel Hunt (D-Mecklenburg); Rep. Amber Baker (D-Forsyth); Rep. Terry Brown, Jr. (D-Mecklenburg); Rep. Linda Cooper-Suggs (D-Wilson)


This bill appropriates $271M for the 2021-2022 fiscal year in recurring additional funds to be allocated to local school administrative units to increase the numbers of teacher assistants in kindergarten through third grade classrooms.


SB 359

Filed – 3/25/2021

HB 420

Filed – 3/25/2021