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.
The group has three legislative goals this session:
Mandatory K-2 dyslexia screening (SF651 - Chamberlain)
Teacher Training requirements to include dyslexia (SF196 - Clausen)
Continuing Education for licensed teacher (SF116 - Clausen)
Other bills of interest
Optional teacher training in evidence-based reading instruction (SF733 - Nelson)
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.
Senate E-12 Committee (February 6, 2019)
Senate E-12 Committee (January 28, 2019)