There’s a growing recognition among educators and lawmakers that some students need learning environments tailored to their individual needs.
Case in point: A bill filed yesterday would create new schools of choice aimed at children with dyslexia.
The legislation by Jacksonville-area Sen. Aaron Bean would expand Duval County’s GRASP program, and create similar institutions in five other school districts.
The K-8 schools would have small classes, curriculum especially tailored to dyslexic students, and mentoring support from the Duval school district, which started a standalone program this school year, as the Florida Times-Union reported. Continue Reading →