'Response to Intervention' on NEA's Agenda
Despite a promotional push by the federal government and adoption by school districts around the country, “response to intervention” remains a little-known educational framework to many.
Supporters say the teaching method, which requires teachers to initiate scientifically based, intensive instruction when students show signs of academic struggle, could mean better classroom results for all students.
But according to the results of an informal online survey posted on the Web site of the RTI Action Network, an organization created to disseminate information about the educational method, more than 80 percent of the close to 800 people who responded rated their knowledge of RTI...
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