Spectrum K12 (now part of the GlobalScholar brand) and education organizations including AASA, CASE, NASDSE and the RTI Action Network/ NCLD have released the results of their 2011 web-based survey of K-12 district administrators to gauge the extent to which Response to Intervention (RTI) has been adopted.
Grant Provides Expert Analysis of Current and Proposed RTI Programs, Funding for New and Enhanced EffortsGREENVILLE, Wis. – March 21, 2012 – EPS, School Specialty’s Literacy and Intervention division, today announced a new grant program designed to assist school districts in the development and improvement of Response to Intervention (RTI) programs. The RTI model for providing support, instruction and assessment for learners at all ability levels aligns with current federal legislation, such as the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act that urges schools to focus on ensuring all students are on the path to success by addressing difficulties early and individually.
The Web site integrates RTI informational resources, professional development opportunities and Pearson's assessment and curriculum intervention solutions that effectively fit the multi-tiered RTI approach to promote high-quality, standards-based instruction and intervention.
At North East ISD in San Antonio, Texas, professional development training helps support Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles and is helping students in Response to Intervention (RTI) programs by giving general education teachers access to technology training to support all learners.