Data from a soon-to-be published report on RTI implementation shows that some states don't have a framework for evaluating program effectiveness.
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August 22, 2012
In a new three-part discussion about response to intervention, Lehigh University Professor Perry A. Zirkel discusses the legal implications of this approach to addressing and ferreting out learning disabilities.
July 24, 2012
Kelsey Carroll's a self-proclaimed "bitch" who says she's into safety pins, piercings, and tattoos. One of her teachers doesn't want her in class, but a new documentary shows she has what it takes to graduate—with some adult support.
July 10, 2012
A new round of about $60 million in grants from the National Center for Special Education Research awards researchers working to improve the school experiences of students with autism, ADHD, and who are deaf, among other disabilities.
June 11, 2012
Last year, Congress cut the budget for the National Center for Special Education Research by about 30 percent. Now advocates and researchers are fighting an uphill battle to get that funding restored and keep the progress made in educating students with disabilities moving forward.
May 24, 2012
The combination of a surge in the use of response to intervention and a lack of consensus about how much of a role cognitive assessment should play in an evaluation prompted the National Center for Learning Disabilities this month to issue new set of guidelines on their view of how students with specific learning disabilities should be identified.
May 01, 2012
States are incorporating strategies long associated with special education to ensure students grasp the associated content regardless of their learning style or disability.
January 03, 2012
Looking over what I wrote about in this space over the course of the year, and what interested readers the most, I have the feeling I will be revisiting many of these subjects in 2012.
December 26, 2011
There are still lots of questions about how response-to-intervention is used, and whether it's being used correctly, considering that federal rules about identifying students with disabilities haven't changed.
August 18, 2011
In a survey of nearly 1,400 school- and district-level workers, 68 percent said they are either in full implementation or in the process of districtwide implementation.