All NYC public school students to be screened for dyslexia as part of pilot program

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The city will assess all students to determine if they are at risk of dyslexia. The city will also launch new pilot programs offering targeted support to students with the reading disability. Mayor Eric Adams, who struggled as a student, said the city will screen all children for the disability.
All NYC public school students to be screened for dyslexia as part of pilot program
12 days ago·New York, United States

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New York Times

Mayor Adams Unveils Program to Address Dyslexia in N.Y.C. Schools

The mayor, who has dyslexia himself, would open two new schools, train teachers and direct schools to use phonics-based lessons as a way to address a literacy crisis in the city.

13 days ago·New York, United States
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CBS News

New York City to screen all students for dyslexia, with specialized instruction starting in the fall

It's the largest, most comprehensive program in the nation and will help students whose parents lack the financial ability to send their kids to special private schools.

13 days ago·New York, United States
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The Hill

NYC public schools to test students for dyslexia for first time

Story at a glance The city’s education department will launch two pilot programs this fall within its public school system, where 80 elementary schools and 80 middle schools will receive training t…

12 days ago·Washington, United States
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NY Daily News

NYC unveils sweeping new plan to support kids with dyslexia

The effort involves launching new screening to try to identify kids with dyslexia, instituting new curriculum and teacher training and opening new public school classes to help kids with reading disabilities.

13 days ago·New York, United States
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New York Post

NYC public school kids to be screened for dyslexia, Eric Adams says

Mayor Adams has frequently pointed to high rates of dyslexia in the city’s jail population to argue that better education policies can improve public safety.

13 days ago·New York, United States
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abc 7 NY

All NYC public school students to be screened for dyslexia as part of pilot program

New York City Mayor Eric Adams and Schools Chancellor David Banks are calling it the largest and most comprehensive approach to supporting public school students with the learning disorder.

13 days ago·New York, United States
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