Requires screening of children in grades K-2 for dyslexia and other reading disabilities. Requires schools to accept a diagnosis of dyslexia by a psychologist or medical doctor. Requires the school district to implement a reading instruction program commensurate with the student’s reading deficiencies, whether or not the student has an individualized education plan.
Resolution 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.