Requires the Arizona Department of Education (ADE) to develop a dyslexia plan and training opportunities that are intended to screen students for risk factors and to provide dyslexia specialists, support and resources to school districts and charter schools
AN ACT to create and enact two new sections to chapter 15.1-32 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to reading screenings and a dyslexia screening pilot program; to provide for a report to the legislative management; and to provide for an exemption.
State Government – As introduced, requires an agency that requires an examination to be administered to a person applying for a license to engage in an occupation, trade, or profession to provide reasonable accommodations to a person diagnosed with dyslexia. – Amends TCA Title 4.
These two bills require that youths committed to the division of Youth Services and adult prison inmates receive reading assessments and dyslexia screenings; to be provided with reading and dyslexia services; and to require that Youth Services and state Corrections teachers know best practices of scientific reading instruction.
Provides that once per year, beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, a dyslexia awareness program shall be offered. At a minimum, the program shall include: 1. Training in awareness of dyslexia characteristics in students; 2. Training in effective classroom instruction to meet the needs of students with dyslexia; and 3. Available dyslexia resources for teachers, students and parents.
An Act To Amend Section 37-106-71, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Authorize Loan Forgiveness To Individuals Providing Instructional Or Clinical Service As A Licensed Dyslexia Therapist In A Public Or Eligible Nonpublic School For The Mississippi Dyslexia Forgivable Loan Program; To Amend Section 37-106-57, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That Awards Granted Under The William Winter Teacher Forgivable Loan Program Shall Be Available To Nontraditional Licensed Teachers Under Certain Conditions; And For Related Purposes.
Utah has passed a law extending its school dyslexia program until 2024. For more information, see Utah Intervention for Reading Difficulties Program.
AN ACT relating to education; amending the reading assessment and intervention program required for students in grades kindergarten through grade three; and providing for an effective date.