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RTI in Secondary Schools
Articles and resources in this section provide information on key components of Response to Intervention (RTI) frameworks in secondary school settings, how they relate to RTI in K-5 settings, examples of early models in the field, as well as resources for planning for implementation and policy recommendations.
Data-Based/Data-Driven Decision Making
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Response to Intervention in Secondary Schools
Across the country educators are beginning to expand RTI to secondary schools. Whether or not your school is presently implementing RTI, you will want to have it on your radar screen.
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Response to Intervention for Literacy in Secondary Schools
Adolescent literacy is a top priority for the country, but it is at a critically low level (RAND, 2002). Discover ways to improve literacy among adolescents, including using data to diagnose student needs and providing intensive interventions for struggling learners.
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Problem Analysis Within an RTI Framework at a Secondary School
Problem Analysis Within an RTI Framework at a Secondary Schools outlines how to use data to analyze student problems at the secondary level in order to determine appropriate interventions.
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Early Warning Systemss: Moving From Reaction to Prevention
Successfully implementing RTI in secondary settings requires a strong plan for addressing drop-out prevention. Early Warning Systems: Moving from Reaction to Prevention details how developing early warning sign programs within RTI models can generate real change for students on the path to dropping out. The article shares two examples from real programs and offers suggestions for strengthening existing early warning programs.
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