Other Legislative Item

House Bill 226

Support Early Literacy Education


HB 226 would would specify the Department of Education’s role in assisting local school districts with regard to reading instruction, supports, and interventions; require a local board of education to adopt and implement a reading universal screener and reading diagnostic assessment; permit a local school district to adopt a common comprehensive reading program for K-3; and more related to improving students’ literacy outcomes.


HB 226 is co-sponsored by Representative James Tipton and Representative Tina Bojanowski. It is has passed the Kentucky House and awaits a hearing in the Senate Education Committee.

Passed KY House