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Bill Detail: SB23-181

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Title Dyslexia Screening In Schools
Status Senate Committee on Education Postpone Indefinitely (03/20/2023)
Bill Subjects
  • Capital Construction
  • Civil Law
  • Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
House Sponsors
Senate Sponsors F. Winter (D)
K. Mullica (D)
House Committee
Senate Committee Education
Date Introduced 03/06/2023

The bill implements recommendations from the dyslexia working
group. The bill:
  • Directs school districts, boards of cooperative services,
charter schools, and institute charter schools (local
education providers) to screen for students at risk of
foundational literacy skill deficits;
  • Directs local education providers to provide
evidence-based supplemental instruction and intervention
for children at risk of foundational literacy skill deficits;
  • Requires local education providers to provide the public
and parents information regarding which screening and
interventions the local education provider uses for
foundational literacy skill deficits;
  • Requires the department of education to provide
professional development for local education providers and
the public in evidence-based best practices, including
screening, supplemental instruction, and intervention; and
  • Establishes an independent ombudsman office.

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