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Kansas: Governor signs 4 dyslexia bills into law; schools must provide resources

Apr 18, 2023, Center Square: Kansas Governor signs bill expanding resources for dyslexic students

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly signed four bipartisan bills into law Tuesday, including one that she hopes will help students with dyslexia.

Kelley signed House Bill 2322, which will update the state’s Special Education for Exceptional Children Act to include dyslexic students under the list of disabilities covered. As a result, schools must provide additional resources and support to dyslexic students.

“Ensuring our special education students have the tools they need to thrive is one of my top priorities. That means recognizing all students — including students with dyslexia — who may need additional support and resources,” Governor Kelly said in a press release issued by her office….

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