Wisconsin Foundations of Reading Test
Starting in the Fall 2013, students be required to submit a passing score on the Wisconsin Foundations of Reading Test (WFORT) with their student teaching application.
Who Needs to take the test?
Students wishing to gain licensure in the following areas are required to take this test:
This rule first applies to an application for a teaching license received by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) before January 31, 2014.
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How much will it cost?
Why will I be required to take another test?
According to the newly enacted Wisconsin State Statute ACT 166:
SECTION 21. 118.19 (14) (a) any person applying for a teacher license “…to teach in grades kindergarten to 5 or in special education, an initial license as a reading teacher, or an initial license as a reading specialist…” are required to take and pass a Foundations of Reading Test.
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