Part B (ages 6 through 21)

 

 
TOPICS  DATABASE
IDEA 2004
Part B

View information on a variety of topics and related issues regarding the implementation of NCLB, IDEA and other legislation from federal sources, including vetted documents from the U.S. Department of Education, and resource documents from  IDEA Partnership organizations.


Federal Sources Federal Sources


U.S. Department of Education
President's Commission on Excellence in Special Education (PCESE) – Final
Report



What Works Clearinghouse

IES Practice Guides (14):

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Developing Effective Fractions Instruction for Kindergarten Through 8th Grade
Improving Reading Comprehension in Kindergarten Through 3rd Grade

Using Student Achievement Data to Support Instructional Decision Making
Helping Students Navigate the Path to College: What High Schools Can Do
Structuring Out-of-School Time to Improve Academic Achievement
Assisting Students Struggling with Mathematics: Response to Intervention (RtI) for Elementary and Middle Schools
Assisting Students Struggling with Reading: Response to Intervention (RtI) and Multi-Tier Intervention in the Primary Grades
Reducing Behavior Problems in the Elementary School Classroom
Dropout Prevention
Improving Adolescent Literacy: Effective Classroom and Intervention Practices
Turning Around Chronically Low-Performing Schools
Effective Literacy and English Language Instruction for English Learners in the Elementary Grades
Encouraging Girls in Math and Science
Organizing Instruction and Study to Improve Student Learning



Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)

Coordinated Early Intervening Services (CEIS) Under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

General IDEA Guidance from OSEP

OSEP’s Legislation and Policy Guidance

OSEP Policy Correspondence

    Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Prohibits Discrimination in Assigning Students to Schools, Classes or Courses of Study in Programs or Activities That Receive Federal Financial Assistance

     

    Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) IDEA 2004 Website:

    Building the Legacy: IDEA 2004

    This site is a "one-stop shop" for resources related to IDEA and its implementing regulations, released on August 3, 2006.

    Topic Briefs:

    Disproportionality

    Early Intervening Services

    Module 5: Disproportionality and Overrepresentation - scroll down

    Video Clip:

    Early Intervening Services/Response To Intervention (RTI)

    Questions & Answers:

    Questions and Answers On Response to Intervention (RTI) and Early Intervening Services (EIS)

     

    OSEP Memorandum 07-09 to State Directors of Special Education
    April 24, 2007
    Topic: Disproportionality
    Letter clarifying the requirements governing overidentification and disproportionality under section 612(a)(24) of IDEA and the requirements governing significant disproportionality under section 618(d) of IDEA.

     

     

    Data Accountability Center (DAC)
    Methods for Assessing Racial/Ethnic Disproportionality in Special Education: A Technical Assistance Guide

     

    National Research Center on Learning Disabilities (NRCLD)

    Learning Disabilities Resource Kit: Specific Learning Disabilities Determination Procedures and Responsiveness to Intervention

    Responsiveness to Intervention: An Alternative Approach to the Identification of Learning Disabilities

    Responsiveness to intervention (RTI): How to Do It

    Responsiveness to Intervention School-Based Practices

    National SEA Conference on SLD Determination: Integrating RTI within the SLD Determination Process

    Core concepts of RTI

    Responsiveness-to-Intervention Symposium

    Changing Roles Resources:

    A Research-Based View of Specific Learning Disabilities: Implementing Change

    Professional development and collaboration within the RTI process

    The Scaling of Innovations: Factors to Consider Beyond Professional Development

    RTI and Scaling Up

    Effective Behavior & Instructional Support (Combined PBS, EIS, RTI)

     

    Introduction to Responsiveness to Intervention: How to Do It

    RTI School-Based Practices

    Responsiveness to Intervention

    Parents: How Can Early Intervening Services and Responsiveness to Intervention Work Together?

    Parents: Who is the Student with Specific Learning Disability?

    Parents: What is Progress Monitoring?

    Parents: What is Responsiveness to Intervention?

    SLD Eligibility: A Users' Guide to the New Regulations

    Learning Disabilities Resource Kit: Specific Learning Disabilities Determination Procedures and Responsiveness to Intervention
    Section on Tiered service delivery

    Section on Progress monitoring

     

     

    National Center on Response to Intervention

    RTI State Database
    The State Database provides resources on a number of topics related to response to intervention (RTI). The resources, which range from policy documents and briefs to trainings and tools, were developed by states, districts, or territories, in the U.S. who are in different stages of implementing Response to Intervention.

     

     

    The IRIS Center for Faculty Enhancement at Vanderbilt University
    Modules

    What Do You See? : Perceptions of Disability

    Cultural and Linguistic Differences: What Teachers Should Know

    Teaching and Learning in New Mexico: Considerations for Diverse Student Populations

    RTI (Part 1): Overview
    RTI (Part 2): Assessment
    RTI (Part 3): Reading Instruction

    Classroom Assessment (Part 1): An Introduction to Monitoring Academic Achievement in the Classroom

    Classroom Assessment (Part 2*): Evaluating Reading Progress

    Info Briefs

    A Cultural, Linguistic, and Ecological Framework for Response to Intervention with English Language Learners

    Addressing Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students: Overrepresentation in Special Education: Guidelines for Parents

     

    Communicating with Culturally Diverse Parents of Exceptional Children

    Legal Rights: The Overrepresentation of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students in Special Education

    Practices for English-Language Learners: An Overview of Instructional Practices

    Preventing Disproportionate Representation: Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Prereferral Interventions

    Racial Disproportionality in School Disciplinary Practices

     

    A Parent's Guide to Response-to-Intervention

    Helping Educators Discuss Responsiveness to Intervention with Parents and Students

    Meeting the Needs of Significantly Struggling Learners in High School: A Look at Approaches to Tiered Intervention

    Parent Page: What is Responsiveness to Intervention?

    Preventing Disproportionate Representation: Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Prereferral Interventions

    Case Studies:

    RTI: Data-Based Decision Making

    RTI: Progress Monitoring

     

     

    The IDEA Partnership

    The Partnership Collection on RTI

    Together on RTI

     

     

    National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY)
    Response To Intervention (RTI)

     

     

    Project FORUM at NASDSE
    Response to Intervention as it Relates to Early Intervening Services:  Recommendations

    Project Forum's Policy Forum on Response to Intervention and Early Intervening Services (barriers, policy recommendation and implementation considerations)

    Response to Intervention and Early Intervening Services Policy Forum Presentation

    Coordinated Early Intervening Services (CEIS): Policy Forum

    State Definitions of Significant Disproportionality

    English Language Learners with Disabilities: Identification and Other State Policies and Issue

     


    National Center for Culturally Responsive Educational Systems (NCCRESt)
    Culturally Responsive Pedagogy and Practice

    Culturally Responsive Response To Intervention

    Collection and Use of Evidence

    Legal Rights: The Overrepresentation of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students in Special Education

    Addressing Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Student Overrepresentation in Special Education: Guidelines for Parents

    Creating Opportunities to Learn: A Forum for Addressing Disproportionality

    Disproportionate Representation of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students in Special Education: Measuring the Problem
    Preventing Disproportionate Representation: Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Prereferral Interventions
    Cultural Identity and Teaching
    Addressing the Disproportionate Representation of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students in Special Education through Culturally Responsive Educational Systems
    Practitioner Brief :  Haciendo frente a la sobrerepresentación de los estudiantes de origen cultural y lingüístico diverso en la educación especial: Pautas para los padres. It is also available in English:

    Addressing Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students: Overrepresentation in Special Education: Guidelines for Parents.
    Theoretical Assumptions for Addressing the Disproportionate Representation of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students in Special Education
    Disproportionate Representation of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students in Special Education: Measuring the Problem
    Racial Disproportionality in School Disciplinary Practices
    Becoming Culturally Responsive Educators: Rethinking Teacher Education Pedagogy
    Addressing Diversity in Schools: Culturally Responsive Pedagogy
    Culturally Responsive Literacy Instruction
    Addressing Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students: Overrepresentation in Special Education: Guidelines for Parents
    Legal Rights: The Overrepresentation of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students in Special Education

     

     

    National Center on Instruction

    Center on Instruction Brochure.

    RTI Tiered Instruction Goes Mainstream [K-12]

    Synopsis of "The Use of Reading and Behavior Screening Measures to Predict Nonresponse to School-Wide Positive Behavior Support: A Longitudinal Analysis"

    Secondary Applications of RTI: A Guided Discussion [6-12]

     

     

    National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY) 

    Addressing diversity
    Indicator 9: Disproportionate Representation in Special Education that is the Result of Inappropriate Identification

    Percent of districts with disproportionate representation of racial and ethnic groups in special education and related services that is the result of inappropriate identification.

    Indicator 10: Disproportionate Representation in Specific Disability Categories that is the Result of Inappropriate Identification

    Percent of districts with disproportionate representation of racial and ethnic groups in specific disability categories that is the result of inappropriate identification.

     

     

    Southeast Regional Resource Center (SERRC) 

    Achievement Gaps, Diversity, and Disproportionality

     


    IDEA Partnership Organizations IDEA Partnership Organizations



    Council for Exceptional Children 

    CEC Makes Disproportionate Representation a High Priority

     


    National Education Association
    Truth in Labeling: Disproportionality in Special Education

    Seven Questions Every Parent Should Ask about Disproportionality

     

     

    American Association of School Administrators

    Systems Thinking Tool Kit

     

     

    Education Commission of the States
    Closing the Achievement Gap Series: Part II Response to Intervention (RTI) Basic Elements, Practical Applications, and Policy Recommendations

     


    National Association of School Psychologists
    Response to Intervention (RTI): A Primer for Parents

    Response to Intervention – resource page

    Conceptual Confusion Within Response-to-Intervention Vernacular: Clarifying Meaningful Differences

    Evaluating Evidence-Based Practice in Response-to-Intervention Systems

    Implementing RTI: Assessment Practices and Response to Intervention

     

     

     

     

    National Education Association
    Research Spotlight on Response to Intervention

    Going Mainstream


     


    National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD)

    Roadmap to Pre-K RTI: Applying Response to Intervention in Preschool Settings

    RTI Action Network

     

     

    Learning Disabilities Association of America 

    Response to Intervention:  Position Paper of the Learning Disabilities Association of America
    Responsiveness to Intervention and Learning Disabilities

    RTI Summary

    A Parent's Guide to Response-to-Intervention (RTI)

     

     

    National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE) 

    Note: NASDSE has additional RTI documents available for purchase.  Go to publications page and search on “Response to Intervention”.
    National  Implementation of Response to Intervention (RTI): Research Summary

    Response to Intervention: Research for Practice

    Response to Intervention Blueprints for Implementation: District Level

    Response to Intervention Blueprints for Implementation: School Building Level

     



     

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