SB 387 – Excellent Public Schools Act of 2021

Primary Senate Sponsors: Sen. Phil Berger (R-Caswell, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry); Sen. Deanna Ballard (R-Alleghany, Ashe, Surry, Watauga, Wilkes); Sen. Michael Lee (R-New Hanover)


This bill establishes the Early Literacy Program within the Department of Public Instruction and states that DPI, in consultation with DHHS, must use the Program to build strong foundational early literacy skills utilizing the Science of Reading for children in the NC Pre-K program.


Filed – 3/29/2021