Martinez, Rachel; Young, Andria
February 2011
International Journal of Special Education;2011, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p44
Academic Journal
This study is a descriptive study designed to examine how school personnel are implementing the Response to Intervention (RTI) process and how they perceive the process. Using an online survey, school personnel in rural and urban schools in South Eastern Texas were asked about the RTI process on their campus and their opinions of the process. Participants were general and special educators, school administrators and related personnel. The sample consisted of 99 people who completed the entire survey. The authors found strengths in the RTI process in terms of early identification of students for RTI and collaboration among school personnel. Areas that needed improvement included writing measurable goals and having a system of consistent progress monitoring and data collection.


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