Arizona – 2017 – SB 1131 – Schools – Retention and Remediation

Reading instruction, retention & intervention: Specifies that a pupil should not be promoted from the third grade if the pupil does no demonstrate sufficient reading skills on statewide assessments.  A pupil who is not retained due to the unavailability of test data must receive evidence-based  intervention and remedial strategies if the third grade assessment data subsequently demonstrates that the pupil does not demonstrate sufficient reading skills. 

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Virginia – 2017 – HB 2395 – Dyslexia Advisor in Public Schools

State of VirginiaRequires  each local school board to employ reading specialists in elementary schools who have training in the identification of and the appropriate interventions, accommodations, and teaching techniques for students with dyslexia or a related disorder.

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