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SB 1003, passed by the 2017 legislature, was signed by Governor Kate Brown on June 22, 2017. The bill carries forward the dyslexia-related training requirements from SB 612, extending the deadline for completion of the training and includes requirements for districts to universally screen for risk factors of dyslexia in kindergarten. The bill requires the Department to develop guidance for districts regarding instructional support for students who demonstrate risk of reading difficulties, including dyslexia. The Department is also required to submit a report to the legislature related to best practices for screening and instructional support. Specific requirements for districts and the Department include:
SB 1003 has extended the deadline for teachers to complete the required dyslexia-related training to July 1, 2018.
The screening requirements first apply to the 2018-19 school year.
The full text of SB 1003
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