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Friday, October 9, 2015
New California Dyslexia Laws Signed by Governor Brown
Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) October 08, 2015
Governor Jerry Brown signed important legislation today (AB 1369 –Frazier, D - Oakley)
aimed at helping dyslexic children in California public schools. This
is the first time in over 20 years that dyslexia legislation has been
enacted in the State of California.
Dyslexia, a reading disability, impacts approximately 20% of the
overall population. In California alone, this means over 1 million
students in public schools are dyslexic. Dyslexia is the single largest
learning disability. Without proper identification and appropriate
reading remediation, most dyslexic children will never read at grade
level. Sadly, 73% of 4th grade students in California read below grade