HB 3244 as currently written would outlaw the provision of private services for dyslexia of any kind except by persons licensed as multisensory structured language education (MSLE) therapists. We are strongly opposed to this law as presently worded.
Relating to dyslexia screening and testing in public schools, the employment of dyslexia specialists by regional education service centers, the development of a list of training opportunities for educators regarding dyslexia, and transition planning for students enrolled in a special education program.
This table lists bills that are pending or acted upon in various state legislatures during 2019
Table updated April 13, 2019
The table below lists bills that introduced or acted upon in various state legislatures during 2017:
(Table updated on February 4, 2018)
Relating to the licensing and regulation of dyslexia practitioners and therapists by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation; imposing an administrative penalty; authorizing fees.
Relating to information regarding the number of public school students with dyslexia. Amends Texas Education Code to require each school district and open-enrollment charter school to report through the Public Education Information Management System information regarding the number of students enrolled in the district or school who are identified as having dyslexia.