Bill Text: NY A06911 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Establishes schools dedicated to teaching dyslexic students in certain school districts.

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 27-2)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2020-01-08 - referred to education [A06911 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A06911-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     March 27, 2019
        Introduced  by M. of A. CARROLL -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Education
        AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to  establishing  schools
          dedicated to teaching dyslexic students in certain school districts
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1.   The education law is amended  by  adding  a  new  section
     2  1527-a to read as follows:
     3    §  1527-a. School for the dyslexic. The board of education or trustees
     4  of each community  school district located within a city  with  a  popu-
     5  lation  of  one  million or more shall establish at least one school for
     6  the teaching of students with dyslexia and other phonemic language based
     7  learning differences. Each such school shall include the utilization  of
     8  multi-sensory  sequential  phonics  techniques  in  their elementary and
     9  secondary education curriculum. Teachers and instructors at such schools
    10  shall have a minimum of twenty hours of training in the area  of  multi-
    11  sensory sequential phonics techniques.
    12    §  2.  This act shall take effect on the first of July next succeeding
    13  the date on which it shall have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.