SC H4434 | 2017-2018 | 122nd General Assembly


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 5-1)
Status: Introduced on January 9 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-01-11 - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Felder
Pending: House Education and Public Works Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Define Necessary Terms, To Require The State Department Of Education To Provide A Universal Screening Tool For Use By Local School Districts To Screen Students In Kindergarten Through Second Grade For Characteristics Of Dyslexia Beginning With The 2019-2020 School Year; To Provide Specific Abilities That The Screening Tool Must Measure; To Provide That Parents And Other Certain Parties May Request This Dyslexia Screening For A Student; To Require Local School Districts To Convene School-based Problem Solving Teams To Analyze Screening Data And Progress Monitoring Data To Assist Teachers In Planning And Implementing Appropriate Instruction And Evidence-based Interventions For All Students; To Require Dyslexia-specific Interventions For Students Indicated By Screenings To Have Characteristics Of Dyslexia; To Require The Department To Provide Related Professional Development Resources For Educators; To Require The State Board Of Education To Promulgate Certain Related Regulations; And To Create A Dyslexia Advisory Council To Advise The Department In Matters Relating To Dyslexia.

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2018-01-11HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Felder
2018-01-09HouseReferred to Committee on Education and Public Works
2018-01-09HouseIntroduced and read first time
2017-12-13HouseReferred to Committee on Education and Public Works

Same As/Similar To

H3414 (Similar To) 2017-03-22 - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Stavrinakis, McCoy

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