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Myths About Response to Intervention (RTI) Implementation

What is this resource?This is a brief article the reviews 11 common myths associated with the implementation of RTI.

Why is it valuable?The article is concise and responds to myths such as “Tier 3 (or the last tier in a tiered model) is only special education,” “No contemporary data including student outcome data are available,” and “Tier 2 is short term, not the 10-30 weeks that exist in many RTI models.”

Authors: Bill East for National Association of State Directors of Special Education

Ideal Audience: School Faculty and Staff, Administrators

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