Certain students in kindergarten through grade 3; reading intervention services. Requires reading intervention services for students in kindergarten through grade three who demonstrate deficiencies based on their individual performance on the Standards of Learning reading test or any reading diagnostic test that meets criteria established by the Department of Education to be evidence-based, including services that are grounded in the science of reading, and include explicit, systematic, sequential, and cumulative instruction, to include phonemic awareness, systematic phonics, fluency, vocabulary development, and text comprehension as appropriate based on the student’s demonstrated reading deficiencies.
Creates the Tennessee Literacy Success Act
(Act). Requires each local education agency (LEA) and public charter school to provide foundational literacy skills instruction, annually administer three universal reading screeners to students in kindergarten through grade three (K-3), and provide reading interventions and supports for students in kindergarten through grade five (K-5) who are identified as having a significant reading deficiency.
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A bill for an act relating to the education of students with characteristics of dyslexia and to the preparation and licensure of practitioners for such instruction, and establishing an Iowa dyslexia board.
Requires state education board to set standards and procedures for teacher training in preparation for advanced dyslexia specialist endorsement.
Requires hiring of full time dyslexia consultant by education board, by July 2024.
Revises the definition of dyslexia for purposes of testing and providing services to students.
Dyslexia is now defined as:
an unexpected difficulty in reading for an individual who has the intelligence to be a much better reader, most commonly caused by a difficulty in phonological processing, which affects the ability of an individual to speak, read, and spell. “Phonological processing” means the appreciation of the individual sounds of spoken and written language.
An Act relating to schools; requiring screening for
dyslexia; allowing certain persons to request
dyslexia screenings; directing the State Board of
Education to develop certain policies; requiring the
Board to adopt a list of approved qualified dyslexia
screening tools; requiring screenings be conducted in
certain manner; requiring school districts report
certain data; requiring the State Department of Education submit certain report; providing for
certain training; authorizing the Board to promulgate rules; providing for codification; and providing an effective date.
As enacted, extends the dyslexia advisory council to June 30, 2027. – Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29 and Title 49, Chapter 1, Part 2..