MD HB237 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 13 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-12-22 - Hearing 1/20 at 1:30 p.m.
Pending: House Ways and Means Committee
Hearing: Jan 20 @ 1:30 pm House Ways and Means Hearing
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requiring the State Department of Education to establish, by October 1, 2021, a stakeholder advisory group to develop a reading and dyslexia handbook to guide local school systems in the implementation of best practices for early literacy and dyslexia; requiring a completed handbook be made available to the public by June 1, 2022; requiring the development of tools and materials to address the needs of at-risk and struggling students with dyslexia; requiring the Department to update the handbook every 3 years; etc.

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State Department of Education - Early Literacy and Dyslexia Practices - Guidance and Assistance



2020-12-22HouseHearing 1/20 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-13HouseFirst Reading Ways and Means

Same As/Similar To

SB126 (Crossfiled) 2021-01-06 - Hearing 1/27 at 11:00 a.m.


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