|Public Act 099-0603|
|HB4367 Enrolled||LRB099 15830 SXM 40182 b|
AN ACT concerning education.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The School Code is amended by changing Section
2-3.161 as follows:
(105 ILCS 5/2-3.161)
Definition of dyslexia in rules; reading
instruction advisory group.
(a) The State Board of Education shall adopt rules that
incorporate an international definition of dyslexia into Part
226 of Title 23 of the Illinois Administrative Code.
(b) Subject to specific State appropriation or the
availability of private donations, the State Board of Education
shall establish an advisory group to develop a training module
or training modules to provide education and professional
development to teachers, school administrators, and other
education professionals regarding multi-sensory, systematic,
and sequential instruction in reading. This advisory group
shall complete its work before December 15, 2015 and is
abolished on December 15, 2015.
The State Board of Education
shall reestablish the advisory group abolished on December 15,
2015 to complete the abolished group's work. The reestablished
advisory group shall complete its work before December 31, 2016