Response to I n tervention (rti) MASfps Lansing, Michigan November, 2008. Leigh Manasevit Brustein & Manasevit 3105 South Street NW Washington, DC 20007 (202) 965- 3652 www.bruman.com [email protected] Response to Intervention . How it may be part of a federal program.
How it may be part of a federal program
What is it?
What are the implications for Federal Fund expenditures?
Specialized Highly Individualized Intervention (Instruction)
At Risk LD & SLD-More Intense Support
Identifies Students who do not respond to intervention of Tier 2 and refers to Tier 3
General Education Program-predicts At Risk Students for Tier 2
Evaluation for IDEA
NCLB Title I, Part A
Title I, Part A programs
Title I, Part A
One year planning period
1. Needs assessment
2. Schoolwide reform strategies that:
a. Increase the amount & quality of learning time (extended year, before- and after-school)
b. Address needs of all, but particularly low-achieving
3. Instruction by “highly qualified” teachers
4. Professional development
5. Strategies to attract high quality teachers
6. Parental involvement
7. Transition from pre-school
8. Include teachers in assessment decisions
9. Timely, effective additional assistance
10. Coordination and integration
Is RTI part of the schoolwide program?
Supplement NOT Supplant
Presume supplanting in 3 situations:
Used Title I, Part A or Migrant Education Program (MEP) funds to provide the same services to Title I or MEP students that the LEA or SEA provides with state or local funds to nonparticipating students
Title I, Part A Targeted Assistance
Cannot Provide Title I Schools with Title I Funded Services
If Non-Title I Get Same Services
(Limited Exception Only)
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