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Renaissance and Achieve3000 to Create K-12 Solution for RTI Assessment, Instruction

A strategic partnership between Renaissance® and Achieve3000® gives educators the opportunity to integrate the two instructional approaches to students from Pre-K through grade 12.
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Differentiated instruction and Response to Intervention (RTI) share a common goal: modifying instruction until it meets the needs of all learners. A strategic partnership between Renaissance® and Achieve3000® gives educators the opportunity to integrate the two instructional approaches to students from Pre-K through grade 12. Select districts in 2017 will be able to use the embedded and interim assessments to inform and tailor instruction across all tiers of intervention, while accessing analytics from the companies’ platforms to measure impact and efficacy. 

The partnership combines Renaissance’s Renaissance Star 360® assessment solution with Achieve3000’s patented model of research-based differentiated instruction for blended learning for students in grades Pre-K through 12. 

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