Other Legislative Item

Senate Bill 79

Support Students with Dyslexia

Summary

SB 79 would require local boards of education to develop policy on dyslexia and require postsecondary institutions offering teacher preparation programs to include instruction on dyslexia by the 2023-2024 school year, rather than the instruction being contingent on funding availability.

Status

SB 79 is sponsored by Senator Julie Raque Adams. It awaits a hearing in the Senate Education Committee.

Awaiting Committee Hearing