Utah has passed a law extending its school dyslexia program until 2024. For more information, see Utah Intervention for Reading Difficulties Program.
This table lists bills that are pending or acted upon in various state legislatures during 2019
Table updated April 13, 2019
This bill creates a pilot program to provide interventions for students at risk for, or experiencing, reading difficulties, including dyslexia. The pilot program includes professional development for educators; and literacy interventions to students in kindergarten through grade 5 who are at risk for or experiencing reading difficulties, including dyslexia. The bill also provides criteria for the State Board of Education to use in selecting local education agencies to participate in the pilot program; defines requirements for local education agencies that participate in the pilot program; and provides for a third-party evaluation.
This bill requires reading assessments and screening for learning difficulties in public schools. This Bill defines terms; requires the State Board of Education to develop a list of indicators that indicate whether a student may be at risk for a reading difficulty or dyslexia;