Issue # 9 - RTI Roundtable
RTI Models in Special Education
“This issue of the RTI Roundtable provides answers to the following questions:
Why is Special Education an Integral Step in a Multitiered Model Such as RTI?
How Does Special Education Fit Within an RTI Model?
When Should a School District Initiate a Special Education Referral in a RTI System?
If a Student is Determined Not Eligible for Special Education Services, How Long May That Student Continue to Receive the Intensive Interventions Provided at Tier III?
How Might Specially Designed Instruction (SDI) Differ From the Tier III Interventions a Student May Have Been Receiving Prior to Qualifying for Special Education Services?
Can a School District use RTI Data to Support the Decision That a Student Has a Disability in a Special Education Disability Category Other Than SLD?
How Will Use of the RTI Process Affect Special Education Referrals?
What Changes Are Needed in Special Education to Staff Roles, Responsibilities, and School Structures?
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