HB 2796 - DIGEST

Requires each school district and charter school to: (1) Screen each student in kindergarten and first grade for indications of dyslexia; and

(2) If the screening indicates that the student may be experiencing dyslexia, conduct formal testing to determine whether the student is eligible for special education and related services.

Requires the superintendent of public instruction to review free, online screening tools and determine which of the screening tools are reliable, valid, and accurate in classifying students as at-risk or not at-risk for dyslexia.