Expands eligibility for the Mississippi dyslexia therapy scholarship for students with dyslexia to include students in grade 1 through grade 12. Amends Mississippi code to require local school districts to use a dyslexia screener from a list approved by the state board of education.
This table lists bills that are pending or acted upon in various state legislatures during 2018
Table updated July 31, 2018
The table below lists bills that introduced or acted upon in various state legislatures during 2017:
(Table updated on February 4, 2018)
A bill to preserve the dyslexia therapy scholarship for students with dyslexia. The bill re-enacts provisions allowing parents of dyslexic students to receive funds for private schooling.
A concurrent resolution urging all schools and state and local educational agencies to recognize significant educational implications of dyslexia and to take the necessary actions to address the learning needs and quality of services provided to those affected.
A bill to establish the Mississippi Dyslexia Education Scholarship Program for the purpose of identifying and recruiting qualified university and college students from the state for schooling in education with a focus on dyslexia instruction.
An act to establish the Mississippi Dyslexia Therapy Scholarship for students with dyslexia. Provides for terms of scholarship and student eligibility requirements. Requires that all school-age children be screened for dyslexia between kindergarten and first grade.