MS SB2308 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Failed on February 2 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-02-02 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


An Act To Ensure That Children With Dyslexia Have Their Needs Met By The Public School System; To Define Terms; To Require The Department To Have School Districts Screen Each Student In Kindergarten Through Grade Two; To Require School Districts To Notify A Student's Parents If The Student's Dyslexia Evaluation Indicates A Need For Dyslexia Services; To Require Certain Instructional Approaches For Dyslexia Therapy; To Require The Superintendent Of A School District To Report The Results Of The Dyslexia Screening To The Department Of Education; To Require That The Department Employ A Dyslexia Specialist; To Require The Department To Ensure That Teachers Receive Professional Awareness On The Indicators Of Dyslexia And The Science Behind Teaching A Student Who Is Dyslexic; To Require The Department To Collaborate With The Board Of Trustees At The State Institution Of Higher Learning To Ensure That All Teacher Education Programs At State-supported Institutions Of Higher Education Include Information On The Identification Of Students At Risk For Dyslexia And Related Disorders; To Require The Department To Promulgate Rules And To Implement The Act; And For Related Purposes.

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Department of Education; implement dyslexia screenings and awareness programs.



2021-02-02SenateDied In Committee
2021-01-14SenateReferred To Education;Appropriations

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