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SB 580: Dyslexia

GENERAL BILL by Harrell ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Perry

Dyslexia; Requiring public schools to screen all students in kindergarten through grade 3 for dyslexia within a certain timeframe; requiring public school students with a substantial deficiency in reading to be placed in an intensive remedial intervention program; requiring public schools to have at least one person on staff with specified certification in reading instruction for students with dyslexia; establishing the Dyslexia Task Force within the Department of Education; requiring the task force members to be appointed by the Commissioner of Education; requiring the task force to consist of nine members having certain backgrounds, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 3/2/2021 Senate - Introduced -SJ 76
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/12/2021 Senate • Filed
1/21/2021 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 76
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 76