MD SB575 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 31 2020 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2020-02-05 - Hearing 3/03 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requiring the State Department of Education to establish a certain stakeholder advisory group to develop a certain reading and dyslexia handbook; requiring the Department and the advisory stakeholder group to make a completed handbook available to the public by June 1, 2021, and to develop a list of recommended programs and materials that address certain needs; requiring the Department to update the handbook every 3 years; requiring the handbook and updates to be published and disseminated in a certain manner; etc.

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



2020-02-05SenateHearing 3/03 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-01-31SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs

Same As/Similar To

HB718 (Crossfiled) 2020-03-04 - Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Education1101(n/a)See Bill Text
Education8420(n/a)See Bill Text

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