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
Makes various changes to the K-3 Reading Program.
- Requires, applicants for elementary teaching certificates to complete 45 classroom hours, or three credit hours, in reading instruction, including training on assessments, instructional practices and interventions to improve student reading proficiency.
Provides that the state Department of Education may develop and maintain a handbook for use in the schools of this state that provides guidance for pupils, parents and teachers concerning dyslexia.
Reading instruction, retention & intervention: Specifies that a pupil should not be promoted from the third grade if the pupil does no demonstrate sufficient reading skills on statewide assessments. A pupil who is not retained due to the unavailability of test data must receive evidence-based intervention and remedial strategies if the third grade assessment data subsequently demonstrates that the pupil does not demonstrate sufficient reading skills.
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SB 1461 establishes exemptions to Move on When Reading competency requirements for students in the process of being placed in special education and students diagnosed with a reading impairment. This bill prevents dyslexic students from being denied promotion to the next grade because of their reading difficulties.