November 9, 2017

RTI Tier 2 intervention: Finding the ground truth

By Jan Bryan, EdD, VP, National Education Officer & Tonya Newsom, Curriculum Coordinator, Livingston Parish Public Schools. Livingston, Louisiana Successful Tier 2 intervention As mentioned in a previous post, multi-tier systems of support work. Now, let’s explore how they work. […]
June 29, 2017

New thinking about RTI within the MTSS framework

By Jan Bryan, EdD, Vice President, National Education Officer; Laurie Borkon, Vice President of Educational Partnerships; & Eric Stickney, Senior Director of Educational Research Introduction The positive impact of Response to Intervention (RTI) over the past 40 years, plus the […]
August 4, 2016

Fastbacks, flashbacks, and Response to Intervention

By Jan Bryan, EdD, Vice President, National Education Officer More than fifty years down the road, you still see a few baby-blue 1967 VW Fastbacks. What is it about the ’67 V-Dub that keeps it functional, relevant, and efficient year-over-year? […]
June 19, 2014

From possibility to probability

By Alexa Posny, PhD, Former Chief State School Officer A question that I constantly wonder about is this: What does it look like when teachers are truly making a difference in the lives of each and every one of their […]