Listed below are current state laws related to dyslexia. You can click on column heads to re-order the list. as needed.
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You will also find reports and publications issued by various states here: Resource Links: State Educational Resources.
Table updated October 24, 2021
This table lists new laws related to dyslexia that were enacted in 2021. The table includes a global search utility, allowing search by state, keyword, status, or bill number.
Table updated November 8, 2021
This table lists bills that are pending or being acted upon in various state legislatures during 2021. The table includes a global search utility, allowing search by state, keyword, status, or bill number.
Table updated November 20, 2021
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.