Kentucky

Dyslexia Legislation

Has Legislation?Yes

HB69 and HB307

KRS Chapter 158 defines "dyslexia," "phonemic awareness," and "scientifically based research". It requires the Kentucky Board of Education to promulgate regulations and technical assisstance for district-wide reporting on the use of K-3 response-to-intervention implementation in reading by August 1, 2013. HB307 (not yet ratified) establishes additional screening, multisensory intervention, teacher preparation, professional development and technical assistance authorizations and requirements.

Screening

Required?No

Kentucky does not have dyslexia screening legislation.

Pre-service

Required?No

Kentucky does not have pre-service legislation related to dyslexia.

In-service

Required?No

Kentucky does not have in-service legislation related to dyslexia.

Intervention

Required?No

Kentucky does not require dyslexia intervention.

Kentucky law 158.305 requires the Kentucky Department of Education to provide technical assistance on response to intervention and dyslexia. However, intervention is not required by law.

Resources

Decoding Dyslexia Kentucky

International Dyslexia Association Kentucky

Last modified: 
10/05/2017 - 4:47pm