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.

LEGISLATIVE GOALS

The group has three legislative goals this session:

  1. Mandatory K-2 dyslexia screening (SF651 - Chamberlain)

  2. Teacher Training requirements to include dyslexia (SF196 - Clausen)

  3. Continuing Education for licensed teacher (SF116 - Clausen)

Other bills of interest

  • Optional teacher training in evidence-based reading instruction (SF733 - Nelson)

Upcoming Events

  • Dyslexia Day Rally, February 28, 2019 from 1-3 in the state capitol rotunda. The rally needs Student Ambassadors in grades 5-12 willing to share their stories. For more information and to apply - click here.

 

Coalition Members

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HEARING INFORMATION




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.

Senate E-12 Committee, January 28, 2019

Senate E-12 Committee, January 28, 2019