Response to Intervention (RtI) is a prevention and intervention system that is applied to any student if she/he starts to fall behind in school. Intensity of intervention increases as a student continues to struggle. It is a general education system that should be employed prior to a special education referral. Click on the links below to learn more.
Regulatory Information about RtI
- State Ed Guidance (November 2010)
- What do the regs say (presentation)?
- SETRC's RtI presentation
- Read the April 2008 memo from James P. DeLorenzo and Jean Stevens "...encourage[s] all school districts in New York State (NYS) to take timely actions to implement response to intervention (RtI) programs in its schools.
- Part 100 includes regulatory language about RtI. CR 100.2 ii is the section that describes RtI. Minimum requirements are described, as well as a requirement that districts ensure implementation.
- CR 200.2 (b) (7) has a requirement that Boards of Education have a written policy.
- A presentation describes some of the implications of the regulations. It's from VESID.
- Another, longer presentation includes information about the revised LD determination requirements as well as the RtI implications.
- Implementing RTI Using Title I, Title III, and CEIS Funds: Key Issues for Decision-makers
- American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009: Using ARRA Funds Provided Through Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) to Drive School Reform and Improvement
General Information about RtI
Elementary Level RtI
Secondary Level RtI
English Language Learners and RtI