Relating to information regarding the number of public school students with dyslexia. Amends Texas Education Code to require each school district and open-enrollment charter school to report through the Public Education Information Management System information regarding the number of students enrolled in the district or school who are identified as having dyslexia. Continue reading “Texas – 2013 – SB185 – School Reporting”
This bill requires reading assessments and screening for learning difficulties in public schools. This Bill defines terms; requires the State Board of Education to develop a list of indicators that indicate whether a student may be at risk for a reading difficulty or dyslexia; Continue reading “Utah – 2013 – Dyslexia Screening in Public Schools”
Promotes awareness of the definition and characteristics of dyslexia and other similar learning disorders. Requires DOE to provide professional development to teachers relating to students with dyslexia. Requires the Hawaii teachers standards board to establish licensure standards for reading specialists.
Continue reading “Hawaii – 2013-2014 – HB 675 – Dyslexia Awareness and Standards”
AN ACT concerning school districts; relating to the identification and instruction of pupils with dyslexia. The bill requires Kansas schools to accept the diagnosis of dyslexia from any licensed psychologist, physician or psychiatrist, and to provide services for all children with a dyslexia diagnosis. Continue reading “Kansas – 2013-2014 – SB 44 – Dyslexia Identification and Services”
A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia by adding a new section defining “dyslexia”; establishing a dyslexia screening and intervention pilot project; and establishing a dyslexia teacher training pilot program.
Continue reading “West Virginia – 2013 – SB 111 – Dyslexia Screening & Intervention”
An act to amend the education law, in relation to the certification or training of teachers, administrators and instructors in the area of dyslexia and related disorders. Continue reading “New York – 2011-2012 – A09940 – Dyslexia Teacher Certification”
Establishes pilot projects for dyslexia screening and intervention and teacher training. Each project will be implemented in three school districts selected by the state superintendent of education. Continue reading “West Virginia – 2012 – SB662 – Dyslexia Screening and Intervention”
Designates October of each year as “Dyslexia Awareness Month” in New Jersey. Continue reading “New Jersey – 2012-2013 – AJR49 – Dyslexia Awareness Month”
Establishes a pilot program for testing for dyslexia and related learning disorders. Requires county boards to provide specified services to students with dyslexia. Continue reading “Maryland – 2012 – HB1252 – Dyslexia Testing and Services”
This act would enact the Rhode Island dyslexia act to establish policies and treatment for students with dyslexia in Rhode Island schools. Provides that local education agencies must consider symptoms and diagnosis of dyslexia in developing literacy intervention plans and individual education plans. Continue reading “Rhode Island – 2012 – H7541 – Dyslexia Diagnosis and Treatment”