Decoding Dyslexia North Carolina

State Legislation

North Carolina needs a screening bill, a higher education bill and a bill that addresses professional development with the creation of a dyslexia handbook to help guide districts.

2017 NC Legislative Session

Laws passed
An act to require the State Board of Education and Local Boards of Education to develop tools to develop tools to ensure identification of students with dyslexia and dyscalculia.

Bills proposed:
Senate Bill 418
Died in Committee On Rules and Operations of the Senate before it could be amended
with screening criteria and removal of summer school section.

2015 NC Legislative Session

Bills proposed:
Died in Committee On Rules and Operations of the Senate


Other States and Dyslexia Legislation

Curious about what dyslexia legislation other states have? Check out the All States Summary of Legislation document for a rundown of states that have laws regarding defining dyslexia, early screening/identification, higher education training opportunities, assistive technology accommodations and more.