HB 1873 Children from birth to age five who are deaf, deaf-blind, or hard-of-hearing; parent resource.
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Summary as introduced:
Children from birth to age five who are deaf, deaf-blind, or hard-of-hearing; parent resource; tools or assessments for educators; report. Requires the Division of Special Education and Student Services of the Department of Education to (i) select, with input from an advisory committee that it establishes, language development milestones and include such milestones in a resource for use by parents of a child from birth to age five who is identified as deaf, deaf-blind, or hard-of-hearing to monitor and track their child's expressive and receptive language acquisition and developmental stages toward English literacy; (ii) disseminate such resource to such parents; (iii) select existing tools or assessments for educators for use in assessing the language and literacy development of children from birth to age five who are deaf, deaf-blind, or hard-of-hearing; (iv) disseminate such tools or assessments to local educational agencies and provide materials and training on their use; and (v) annually produce a report, using existing data reported in compliance with the federally required state performance plan on students with disabilities, that compares the language and literacy development of children from birth to age five who are deaf, deaf-blind, or hard-of-hearing with the language and literacy development of their peers who are not deaf, deaf-blind, or hard-of-hearing and make such report available to the public on its website. The bill is a recommendation of the Disability Commission.

Full text:
01/10/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100894D  pdf | impact statement

Status:
01/10/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100894D
01/10/17  House: Referred to Committee on Education
01/20/17  House: Assigned Education sub: Elementary and Secondary Education
01/27/17  House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
02/07/17  House: Left in Education