assembly Bill A6911

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to students with dyslexia

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to education
Mar 27, 2019 referred to education

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A6911 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1527-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A838

A6911 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes schools dedicated to teaching dyslexic students in certain school districts.

A6911 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6911

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 27, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. CARROLL -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to  establishing  schools
  dedicated to teaching dyslexic students in certain school districts

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1.   The education law is amended  by  adding  a  new  section
1527-a to read as follows:
  §  1527-A. SCHOOL FOR THE DYSLEXIC. THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OR TRUSTEES
OF EACH COMMUNITY  SCHOOL DISTRICT LOCATED WITHIN A CITY  WITH  A  POPU-
LATION  OF  ONE  MILLION OR MORE SHALL ESTABLISH AT LEAST ONE SCHOOL FOR
THE TEACHING OF STUDENTS WITH DYSLEXIA AND OTHER PHONEMIC LANGUAGE BASED
LEARNING DIFFERENCES. EACH SUCH SCHOOL SHALL INCLUDE THE UTILIZATION  OF
MULTI-SENSORY  SEQUENTIAL  PHONICS  TECHNIQUES  IN  THEIR ELEMENTARY AND
SECONDARY EDUCATION CURRICULUM. TEACHERS AND INSTRUCTORS AT SUCH SCHOOLS
SHALL HAVE A MINIMUM OF TWENTY HOURS OF TRAINING IN THE AREA  OF  MULTI-
SENSORY SEQUENTIAL PHONICS TECHNIQUES.
  §  2.  This act shall take effect on the first of July next succeeding
the date on which it shall have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10771-02-9