New Jersey 2008-2009 AB 880 / SB 2400 – New Jersey Reading Disabilities Task Force

identificationEstablishes New Jersey Reading Disabilities Task Force, providing:

1. The Legislature finds and declares that:

a. Approximately 85% of all children who receive special education services have basic deficits in language and reading; and

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Washington 2009-2010 SB 6016 – Funds Pilot Projects

Declares that, since 2005, the legislature has provided funding for five pilot projects to implement research-based, multisensory literacy intervention for students with dyslexia. Finds that the students receiving intervention support through the dyslexia pilot projects have made substantial and steady academic gains.

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Kansas Resolution: H5015

early identificationResolution directing the State Board of Education to:

  • Ensure early screening for dyslexia or other reading disabilities;
  • Review level and pace of implementation of best practices of instruction;
  • Review teacher preparation courses to ensure knowledge of best practices for support for children with dyslexia;
  • Submit a progress report by December 31, 2009.