2019 Uncodified Acts

2019 Virginia Uncodified Acts


An Act to require the Department of Education to develop and submit a plan relating to additional reading diagnostic tools.

[S 1718]

Approved March 21, 2019


Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. The Department of Education, in consultation with appropriate stakeholders, including a parent of a currently-enrolled public school student diagnosed with dyslexia, shall develop a plan to implement a pilot program to incorporate additional diagnostic tools into reading diagnostic tests used for screening students in kindergarten through grade three. Such plan shall consider the appropriate interventions and services for students identified through such additional diagnostic tools and the resources that are necessary for the implementation of such interventions and services. The Department of Education shall submit such plan to the Chairmen of the House Committee on Education, the Senate Committee on Education and Health, the House Committee on Appropriations, and the Senate Committee on Finance no later than December 1, 2019.