assembly Bill A838

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to students with dyslexia

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Jan 06, 2021 referred to education

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A838 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1527-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A6911

A838 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A838 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                    838
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  CARROLL,  BARRON, THIELE, SAYEGH, DeSTEFANO,
   J. M. GIGLIO, WILLIAMS, COLTON, SEAWRIGHT, SIMON, RODRIGUEZ,  LUPARDO,
   DICKENS, EPSTEIN, TAYLOR, DAVILA, McMAHON, REYES -- Multi-Sponsored by
   --  M.  of  A.  COOK,  ENGLEBRIGHT,  FRONTUS, HYNDMAN -- read once and
   referred to the Committee 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.
                                                            LBD05350-01-1