An Act To Amend Section 37-106-71, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Authorize Loan Forgiveness To Individuals Providing Instructional Or Clinical Service As A Licensed Dyslexia Therapist In A Public Or Eligible Nonpublic School For The Mississippi Dyslexia Forgivable Loan Program; To Amend Section 37-106-57, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That Awards Granted Under The William Winter Teacher Forgivable Loan Program Shall Be Available To Nontraditional Licensed Teachers Under Certain Conditions; And For Related Purposes.
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 more than 75 bills that are pending or being acted upon in various state legislatures during 2019. The table includes a global search utility, allowing search by state, key word, status, or bill number.
Table updated August 16, 2019
This table lists bills that are pending or acted upon in various state legislatures during 2018
Table updated January 2, 2019
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.