New Jersey 2008-2009 AB 877 – Dyslexia Awareness

awarenessProvides for instruction in dyslexia awareness and methods of teaching students with dyslexia for candidates for teaching certificates and current teachers and paraprofessionals. This bill directs the Commissioner of Education to: (1) develop recommendations for dyslexia awareness instruction and methods of teaching students with dyslexia for teacher preparation programs;

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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.