Substitute Senate Bill No. 317
Public Act No. 16-92
AN ACT CONCERNING DYSLEXIA.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:
Section 1. Subsection (i) of section 10-145d of the 2016 supplement to the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2016):
(i) On and after [September 1, 2013] July 1, 2017, any (1) certified employee applying for a remedial reading, remedial language arts or reading consultant endorsement, or (2) applicant for an initial, provisional or professional educator certificate and a remedial reading, remedial language arts or reading consultant endorsement shall (A) achieve a satisfactory score on the reading instruction examination approved by the State Board of Education on April 1, 2009, or a comparable reading instruction examination with minimum standards that are equivalent to the examination approved by the State Board of Education on April 1, 2009, and (B) have completed a program of study in the diagnosis and remediation of reading and language arts that includes supervised practicum hours and instruction in the detection and recognition of, and evidence-based structured literacy interventions for, students with dyslexia, as defined in section 10-3d.
Approved June 1, 2016