By Amanda Morin
Response to intervention (RTI) aims to provide increasing amounts of extra help to struggling students. But there are some essential things the RTI process should and should not include.
Amanda Morin is a parent advocate, a former teacher and the author of The Everything Parent’s Guide to Special Education.
Elaine M. Niefeld is a consultant and former associate director of the RTI Action Network.
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