Dyslexia Coalition

In 2019, The Reading Center joined a coalition of like-minded organizations in Minnesota to influence public policy decisions at the state legislature. Our partners are: International Dyslexia Association, Upper Midwest Branch, Groves Academy, and Decoding Dyslexia Minnesota.

2019 LEGISLATIVE GOALS

  1. Mandatory dyslexia screening (PASSED!)

  2. Teacher Training requirements to include dyslexia (PASSED!)

  3. Continuing Education for licensed teachers

2500+ petitions shared with legislative leaders

2500+ petitions shared with legislative leaders

Director of Reading Readiness Jan Hagedorn testifying before the Education Conference Committee on May 16, 2019

Director of Reading Readiness Jan Hagedorn testifying before the Education Conference Committee on May 16, 2019

2019 Dyslexia Day on the Hill Rally in St Paul

2019 Dyslexia Day on the Hill Rally in St Paul

Senate E-12 Committee, January 28, 2019

Senate E-12 Committee, January 28, 2019

Senate E-12 Committee, February 6, 2019 hearing on universal screening bill with Reading Center alum Nick Keller, Executive Director Cindy Russell, and Decoding Dyslexia Minnesota chair Rachel Berger.

Senate E-12 Committee, February 6, 2019 hearing on universal screening bill with Reading Center alum Nick Keller, Executive Director Cindy Russell, and Decoding Dyslexia Minnesota chair Rachel Berger.

May 6, 2019 Press Conference urging support for dyslexia bills

May 6, 2019 Press Conference urging support for dyslexia bills

 

Coalition Members

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