New Mexico – 2010 – HB 230 – Dyslexic Student Intervention

early identificationAn act relating to special education; requiring interventions for students displaying characteristics of dyslexia. Defines dyslexia and requires schools to provide research-based interventions for all students showing characteristics of dyslexia and experiencing difficulty in learning to read or write.

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Kentucky 2010 HB109 Early Education Assessment and Intervention

identificationCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to define “aphasia,” dyscalculia,” “dysgraphia,” “dyslexia,” “phonemic awareness,” and “scientifically based research”; require the Kentucky Board of Education to promulgate administrative regulations to implement district-wide use of K-3 response-to-intervention system in reading by August 1, 2011, in mathematics by August 1, 2012, and behavior by August 1, 2013;

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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.