HB 409 (BR 411) - J. Tilley, J. Crenshaw, M. Dossett, T. Edmonds, B. Farmer, J. Glenn, D. Graham, J. Hoover, F. Nesler, R. Palumbo, M. Rader, S. Santoro, J. Stewart III, S. Westrom, A. Wuchner
AN ACT relating to programs for children with dyslexia or related disorders.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 157 to require that by the beginning of the 2010-2011 school year students entering the second year of primary shall be screened for dyslexia according to administrative regulations adopted by the Kentucky Board of Education; require local school districts to provide professional development for primary and elementary teachers responsible for instructing students with dyslexia; amend KRS 157.200 to expand the definition of specific learning disability to include dyslexia; require the Kentucky Department of Education to develop and disseminate to schools a sample curriculum appropriate for students with dyslexia.
HB 409 - AMENDMENTS
HFA (1, L. Belcher) - Require screening for dyslexia in kindergarten rather than the second year of primary.
Feb 11-introduced in House
Feb 12-to Education (H)
Feb 23-posting waived; posted in committee
Feb 24-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Feb 25-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 27-floor amendment (1) filed
Mar 3-recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)