• Education Department Appointments, Legislation | The Line
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    Education Department Appointments, Legislation | The Line

    >>IT WAS RIGHT ABOUT THIS TIME LAST WEEK WHEN GOVERNOR MICHELLE LUJAN GRISHAM ANNOUNCED HER PICK FOR SECRETARY OF EDUCATION. WE HAVE HAD A WEEK TO LEARN MORE ABOUT SECRETARY DESIGNATE KAREN TRUJILLO AND HER TEAM. WE’LL GET INTO THAT IN A SECOND. THE LINE PANELISTS ARE READY TO DISCUSS THOSE APPOINTMENTS AS WELL AS SENATE BILL ONE, ALREADY PASSED OUT OF THE SENATE EDUCATION COMMITTEE NOT WITHOUT SOME CHANGES. WE TALK ABOUT THAT TOO. WE WILL GET INTO THAT SHORTLY, BUT LET’S FIND OUT WHO IS WITH ME THIS WEEK. DEDE FELDMAN, A FORMER STATE SENATOR AND AUTHOR OF THE BOOK, A BETTER WAY FORWARD GRASS ROOTS SOLUTIONS FOR…

  • Dyslexia: A Conversation About Aligning Practice with Research and Legislation
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    Dyslexia: A Conversation About Aligning Practice with Research and Legislation

    – What neurobiological research is really showing us is it’s confirming what we know from intervention research. And that is there are kids who have reading disabilities, there are kids who have dyslexia. And so with fMRI scans, we’re now able to see that there is, we call it a classical signature brain activation. And so what it really shows us is that reading disabilities are real. Dyslexia is real. But then also what we know from research on reading intervention is that kids with dyslexia can be taught to read. – I think one of the most common challenges that schools and districts encounter is that there is still…