The Civil Rights Impact of Response to Intervention – Podcast Episode 49 | Podcast Episode 49
Classnotes Podcast (February 27, 2009) Schools across the country are examining how they will implement the Response to Intervention (RTI) frame that is intended to provide early assistance to children who are having difficulty learning. While RTI holds much promise, IDRA and others have pointed to its civil rights implications cautioning school leaders to protect children who, for example, may be misplaced into special education programs simply because they are minority or linguistically different. Bradley Scott , Ph.D., director of the IDRA South Central Collaborative for Equity, describes 11 equity conditions the national network of equity assistance centers believe must be in place for RTI to be successful. Bradley is interviewed by Rogelio López del Bosque, Ed.D., an senior education associate.
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Show length: 20:29
Issues Paper – Response to Intervention: An Equity Perspective – The Equity Assistance Centers Identify Civil Rights Concerns with the Implementation of Response to Intervention
Also available in pdf.
Response to Intervention: An Equity Perspective – An Excerpt
By Bradley Scott , Ph.D., IDRA Newsletter
Cultural and Linguistic Diversity
Resources in this category provide information about RTI and students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; reduction of inappropriate referrals to special education. By the National Center on Response to Intervention
A Parent’s Guide to Response-to-Intervention
National Center for Learning Disabilities
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