115C-83.11. Continued support for students demonstrating reading proficiency and appropriate reading development.

(a) Parents or guardians of a student demonstrating reading proficiency appropriate for a third grade student as provided under G.S. 115C-83.7 or a first or second grade student demonstrating appropriate developmental abilities in reading comprehension may choose to enroll the student in the reading camp as defined in G.S. 115C-83.3(4a) but may be charged an attendance fee. Local boards of education may establish a fee amount to be equal to the per student program cost of participating in the reading camp, not to exceed eight hundred twenty-five dollars ($825.00).

(b) Priority enrollment in the reading camp is for (i) third grade students not demonstrating reading proficiency as provided under G.S. 115C-83.8 and (ii) first and second grade students demonstrating reading comprehension below grade level under G.S. 115C-83.6. Local boards of education shall establish application procedures and enrollment priorities for reading camps for students demonstrating reading proficiency. (2014-5, s. 8; 2015-241, s. 8.48(d).)