Response to Intervention (RtI) is a district and school wide tiered approach to ensure all students receives the academic assistance necessary for success in school.
All the resources within the school setting are united to provide early intervention for struggling students.
RtI meets the goals of No Child Left Behind and the Individuals with Disabilities Educational Act (IDEA) by providing high quality research based instruction.
Universal screenings are used to determine the students who are in need of intervention.
Data is used to make instructional decisions concerning the specific intervention(s) the identified student may need to ensure success.
Universal Screenings are given to every student in the core areas of reading and math. Possible universal screenings:
After universal screening is conducted, the class should be evaluated according to performance. According to the research, the students who are in the bottom 20% of the class could possibly need additional instructional time in addition to quality core instruction.
The purpose of the Office for Intervention is to ensure the academic success of all students regardless of the disability and to assist teachers and parents in understanding and options for students who struggle in school.
The current definition from the International Dyslexia Association states:
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