8/9/2011

About 71% of school districts in 2008-09 used response to intervention techniques to help identify learning disabilities among students, a new study finds. The study reviewed how the provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act are being applied in schools, and also found that nearly 90% of special-education teachers are considered "highly qualified," and that roughly 5% of full-time special-education teaching positions were left vacant.

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