Rhode Island – 2019 – HB 5887 – Right to Read Act

Rhode Island

Creates the Right to Read Act to require certain licensed teachers to be proficient in scientific reading instruction and further require all other licensed teachers to have a cursory knowledge of scientific and structured literacy reading instruction. This act also establishes new provisions addressing the education of children with dyslexia and related disorders

Alabama 2019 – HB 388 – Literacy Act

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Relating to public education; to establish the Alabama Literacy Act; to implement steps to improve the reading proficiency of public school kindergarten to third grade students and ensure that those students are able to read at or above grade level by the end of the third grade by monitoring the progression of each student from one grade to another, in part, by his or her proficiency in reading.

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Montana-2019-SB 140-Dyslexia Screening and Intervention

Montana

An act addressing dyslexia in Montana; providing a definition of dyslexia and reiterating the existing obligation of school districts to identify students with dyslexia and evaluate them for special education and related services; requiring school districts to screen students for dyslexia and address the needs of students identified with dyslexia; requiring the office of public instruction to provide guidance to school districts on identifying and serving students with dyslexia; Emphasizing the need for teachers and other school personnel to be prepared to Identify and serve students with dyslexia; and providing an effective date and an
applicability date.