This case study chronicles the efforts of a high school over a two-year period as it examined two major questions: (a) As Response to Intervention (RTI) is implemented in one high school, what happens to student achievement? And (b) How are interventions organized and delivered in a high school that focuses on RTI as a school improvement process? Major themes of the systemic implementation of RTI included shared agreements and adoption of a schoolwide focus on core literacy practices, development of curriculum-based assessments that made the intervention meaningful, and the need for dedicated resources. Read on.
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