The Legal Dimension of RTI: Part ll.
RTI Legal Checklist for SLD Identification
The RTI Legal Checklist for SLD Identification
, a new resource by Perry Zirkel, University Professor of Education and Law at Lehigh University, is designed to be used proactively for the assessment of the legal compliance of the district’s process for identification of students with specific learning disability (SLD) in terms of federal law. Starting with the RTI process in the general education setting and ending with the evaluation report, the checklist highlights the pertinent IDEA regulations for the entire SLD identification process, including the RTI-like features for districts that continue to use the severe discrepancy approach.
RTI Interview Series: Engaging Families in RTI
Are you an educator looking for ideas for how to engage with parents? Are you a parent looking for ways to engage with your child’s educators? In Debra Jennings’ video, Engaging Families
, both educators and parents will receive concrete ideas for not only how to communicate with one another but truly how to engage in the education of young children.
RTI Blog: RTI and SLD Identification in Pennsylvania
This month’s blog post introduces a new series on RTI and SLD Identification in Pennsylvania. In Beginnings: Establishing the Response to Instruction and Intervention Infrastructure
, Joe Kovaleski describes the process the State of Pennsylvania went through to generate their RTI and SLD Identification process, an essential component of building RTI infrastructure.