State Education Agency (SEA) Dyslexia LegislationHas Legislation?Yes
SB461 provides for the governor's Read to Lead development fund, the Read to Lead Development Council, grants in support of literacy and early childhood development programs, teacher licensure, screening kindergarten pupils for reading readiness, remedial reading services for certain pupils, evaluating teacher preparatory programs and educator effectiveness, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. AB110 defines dyslexia and provides for the creation of a state dyslexia guidebook.
AB110 requires the Department of Instruction to develop a dyslexia guidebook and describes various related requirements.
Wisconsin does not have dyslexia screening legislation.
Wisconsin does not have pre-service legislation related to dyslexia.
Wisconsin does not have in-service legislation related to dyslexia.
Wisconsin does not require dyslexia intervention. However, a guidebook is forthcoming. Therefore, the information on this page will need to be updated.
Literacy State-identified Measurable Result (SIMR) - Part B
Has Literacy SIMR?Yes
Zirkel, P. A., & Thomas, L. B. (2010). State laws for RTI: An updated snapshot. Teaching Exceptional Children, 42(3), 56-63.
Gearin, B., Turtura, J., Kame’enui, E. J., Nelson, N. J., & Fien, H. (2018). A Multiple Streams Analysis of Recent Changes to State-Level Dyslexia Education Law. Educational Policy, 0895904818807328.
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Has Dyslexia Legislation?Yes
Has Literacy SIMR?Yes
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