Other Legislative Item

Senate Bill 9

Support Early Literacy Education


SB 9 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.


SB 9 is co-sponsored by Senator Stephen West and Senator Mike Wilson. It has been signed by the Governor.

Signed by the Governor