New Jersey 2008-2009 AB 880 / SB 2400 – New Jersey Reading Disabilities Task Force

identificationEstablishes New Jersey Reading Disabilities Task Force, providing:

1. The Legislature finds and declares that:

a. Approximately 85% of all children who receive special education services have basic deficits in language and reading; and

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New Jersey 2008-2009 AB 877 – Dyslexia Awareness

awarenessProvides for instruction in dyslexia awareness and methods of teaching students with dyslexia for candidates for teaching certificates and current teachers and paraprofessionals. This bill directs the Commissioner of Education to: (1) develop recommendations for dyslexia awareness instruction and methods of teaching students with dyslexia for teacher preparation programs;

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