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The Efficacy Of Teacher Made Special Education Referrals In Appalachian And Non-Appalachian Schools Of Kentucky, John T. Elliott Dec 2017

The Efficacy Of Teacher Made Special Education Referrals In Appalachian And Non-Appalachian Schools Of Kentucky, John T. Elliott

Kentucky Teacher Education Journal: The Journal of the Teacher Education Division of the Kentucky Council for Exceptional Children

This quantitative study utilized a causal-comparative research design to determine the difference in efficacy between teacher made special education referrals in Appalachian and non-Appalachian schools of Kentucky. Data were provided from the 2014-2015 academic year. A total of 109 Kentucky schools provided data for the study. This study will help educators better understand multi-disciplinary referrals for special education as they relate to referral efficacy as based upon student qualification rates. This quantitative study determined the difference between special education qualification rates for teacher made referrals in Appalachian and non-Appalachian schools in the state of Kentucky.


Review Of Rti In The Common Core Classroom: A Framework For Instruction And Assessment, Doreen Mazzye Jan 2017

Review Of Rti In The Common Core Classroom: A Framework For Instruction And Assessment, Doreen Mazzye

The Language and Literacy Spectrum

This book review supports “The Power of Literacy” through a second look at Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and how CCSS can be implemented through the framework of Response to Intervention (RTI). The authors address the important question of how does a teacher follow the rigorous standards of CCSS and meet the learning needs of students with learning difficulties? The book provides teachers with clear models of how to meet the expectations of the Common Core Standards in the multi-tiered framework of RTI. The authors provide practical solutions with vivid examples of implementation to assist teachers in fostering a RTI ...


A Literature Review Of Implementing Response To Intervention For English Language Learners, Eunjeong Choi, Kevin Oh, Sung Moon Yoon, Sunggye Hong Nov 2012

A Literature Review Of Implementing Response To Intervention For English Language Learners, Eunjeong Choi, Kevin Oh, Sung Moon Yoon, Sunggye Hong

The Journal of Special Education Apprenticeship

Response to intervention (RTI) has actively been used for identifying reading difficulties and providing supplemental instructions for students with disabilities. Recent developments of RTI show that the method expands its applicability to other areas and populations. In particular, it is difficult to distinguish learning disability (LD) from English as a second language acquisition. RTI could successfully be implemented for English language learners (ELLs). A systematic literature review has been conducted to delineate various components, strategies, and implications of RTI for ELL students. Twenty six articles that meet the criteria are analyzed for themes and important findings. The result of the ...