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AB 110 - Requires State Published Dyslexia Guidebooks in Public Schools - Wisconsin Key Vote

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Title: Requires State Published Dyslexia Guidebooks in Public Schools

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires dyslexia guidebooks be available to parents, teachers, and school administrators for public school students who struggle with reading.

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  • Requires the International Dyslexia Association - Wisconsin Branch, and the Wisconsin State Reading Association to review and update the guidebook related to dyslexia and related conditions developed under this 2019 Wisconsin act (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that the Department of Education’s internet site shall provide free access to the guidebook related to dyslexia (Sec. 2).

  • Defines “dyslexia” as a specific learning disability that is neurobiological in origin, characterized by difficulties with accurate and fluent word recognition and poor spelling and decoding abilities (Sec. 3).

  • Authorizes the state superintendent of public instruction to establish a 19 member advisory committee to develop a draft guidebook related to dyslexia and related conditions (Sec. 3).

  • Requires the International Dyslexia Association - Wisconsin Branch submit to the state superintendent of public instruction a list of 3 individuals it recommends to serve as co-chairperson of the advisory committee no later than 30 days after the effective date of this act (Sec. 3).

  • Requires the state superintendent to within 60 days of the effective date of this act, choose from the list of 3, an individual to serve as the co-chairperson of the advisory committee (Sec. 3).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Requires State Published Dyslexia Guidebooks in Public Schools

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