House Bill 109 (2010)

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House Bill 109 (or BR 62 2010) was prefiled on December 9, 2009 by Representative Addia Wuchner and Representative Linda Belcher for the 2010 General Assembly.

It is an act relating to early education assessment and intervention.

BR 62 proposes to create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to define "aphasia," dyscalculia," "dysgraphia," "dyslexia," "phonemic awareness," and "scientifically based research"; require the Kentucky Board of Education to promulgate administrative regulations to implement district-wide use of K-3 response-to-intervention system in reading by August 1, 2011, in mathematics by August 1, 2012, and behavior by August 1, 2013; require the Kentucky Department of Education, on or before January 1, 2011, to make available technical assistance, training and a Web-based resource to assist all local school districts in the implementation of the system and instructional tools based on scientifically based research; require the department to collaborate with other state agencies and organizations; require conformity with 20 U.S.C. 1414(a)(1)(E) for initial evaluations of students with suspected disabilities; require the department to report to the Interim Joint Committee on Education on implementation by November 30, 2011, and annually thereafter; amend KRS 157.200 to conform with the federal definition of a "specific learning disability.[1]



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