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1    AN ACT concerning education.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The School Code is amended by adding Section
52-3.160 as follows:
6    (105 ILCS 5/2-3.160 new)
7    Sec. 2-3.160. Definition of dyslexia in rules; reading
8instruction advisory group.
9    (a) The State Board of Education shall adopt rules that
10incorporate an international definition of dyslexia into Part
11226 of Title 23 of the Illinois Administrative Code.
12    (b) Subject to specific State appropriation or the
13availability of private donations, the State Board of Education
14shall establish an advisory group to develop a training module
15or training modules to provide education and professional
16development to teachers, school administrators, and other
17education professionals regarding multi-sensory, systematic,
18and sequential instruction in reading. This advisory group
19shall complete its work before July 31, 2015 and is abolished
20on July 31, 2015.
21    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
22becoming law.