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Find your State School Board members
select the “State Board” option on the right hand side of the page
Decoding Dyslexia Utah (DD-UT) works hard lobbying for our kids on bills related to special education funding and rules, educational funding and bills to improve reading outcomes. Our members attend many legislative meetings, speak for our families and also attend state school board meetings.
DD-UT has a representative on the ACEESS Committee. What is the ACEESS Committee? ACEESS stands for “Advisory Committee on Equity of Educational Services for Students” the board-appointed, volunteer group is made up of members of minority populations who work to ensure that the kids they represent are considered in the USBE’s decision-making. DD-UT serves as a representative of students with disabilities on the committee.
Current Legislation we are following:
Some bills we are following! More will come with the upcoming legislative session.
SB 127 EARLY LITERACY OUTCOMES IMPROVEMENT
is the most ambitious bill to address reading as a whole in the state of Utah that we have seen in 10 years. This is one we will be following throughout its implementation. Thank you Senator Millner for this remarkable bill!!
This is a brief from the Utah State Board of Education on the implementation of SB 127
Utah’s Reading Scores
How is Utah doing in reading? Here are Utah’s numbers on the nation’s report card.