At a recent conference, Happychik discovered that the hot new acronym in eduspeak is RTI, standing for Response to Intervention. She does some investigating on the Internet, and isn’t very impressed:
I don't want to judge this RTI stuff without truly knowing what I'm talking about, but I hope it's not coming to a school near me. I'd like to think we already have it--perhaps under different terms. Although I welcome new strategies to perfect my craft, I don't need than more than I have now.
All I know is that this Ed Week story has gotten a crazy number of eyeballs this year.
A version of this news article first appeared in the Blogboard blog.