Formerly called “Preventing Harmful Restraint and Seclusion in Schools Act”. Directs the Secretary of Education (Secretary) to establish minimum standards that: (1) prohibit elementary and secondary school personnel from managing any student by using any mechanical or chemical restraint, physical restraint or escort that restricts breathing, or aversive behavioral intervention that compromises student health and safety;
Create 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;
Study; dyslexia screening in kindergarten; report. Requests the Department of Education to study dyslexia screening for kindergarteners.
Provides for instruction in dyslexia awareness and methods of teaching students with dyslexia for candidates for teaching certificates and current teachers and paraprofessionals.
Relating to public education; providing for an intensive neuroscience-driven language development and reading proficiency intervention pilot research program; making an appropriation.
Literacy Education for All, Results for the Nation Act or the LEARN Act – Authorizes the Secretary of Education to award grants to states for comprehensive planning to improve the literacy of children from birth through grade 12.
Literacy Education for All, Results for the Nation Act (LEARN Act) – Authorizes the Secretary of Education to award grants to states for comprehensive planning to improve the literacy of children from birth through grade 12.
An Act relating to requirements for the promotion of student from kindergarten through grade twelve based on grade-level proficiency in reading and mathematics.