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As a method of organizing efforts to help students who are struggling academically, response to intervention has seen widespread adoption.
February 15, 2017 – Education Week
The most recent federal data show an increase for the fourth year in a row in the number of special education students, driven by a rise in those with autism or "other health impairments."
January 25, 2017 – Education Week
January 11, 2017 – Education Week
Policymakers are less likely to support a university that appears hostile to roughly half of the electorate, argues Joshua Dunn.
January 11, 2017 – Education Week
Here's a glossary for help in understanding multitiered systems of support, response to intervention, and their related uses.
December 14, 2016 – Education Week
The U.S. Supreme Court hears a special education dispute involving a girl with cerebral palsy who was denied the use of her service dog at school.
November 16, 2016 – Education Week
In Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District, the U.S. Supreme Court will weigh how much students should benefit from special education.
October 12, 2016 – Education Week
Young classmates of pupils with emotional and behavioral disabilities were found to have more absences, lower math and reading scores, and more disruptive behaviors.
September 7, 2016 – Education Week
In order to accept vouchers for private schools, parents of students with disabilities generally must waive their children's individual rights to services under the federal special education law.
July 20, 2016 – Education Week

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