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The Status of State-level Response to Intervention Policies and Procedures in the West Region States and Five Other States


Response to intervention (RTI) can be both a system for providing early interventions to struggling students and a special education diagnostic tool for evaluating and identifying students with specific learning disabilities. Contributing to the very limited literature on state-level approaches, this report describes how nine states define and support RTI at the state level, based on data collected between June and August 2008.

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Issues & Answers
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Publication Date:
August 2009