U. S. Department of Education Senior Official to Discuss Improving Achievement for English Language Learners at American Institutes for Research Symposium

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U. S. Department of Education Senior Official to Discuss Improving Achievement for English Language Learners at American Institutes for Research Symposium

The U.S. Department of Education’s Director of the Office of Special Education Programs, Melody Musgrove, will participate in a panel discussion at the American Institutes for Research (AIR)-English Language Learners Center symposium, which will focus on connecting research, practice and policy to improve achievement for English Language Learners. Musgrove will discuss “Federal Policy Implications: Implementing High-Quality RTI Models for All Students.”

Response to Intervention (RTI) is a multi-level approach to maximize student achievement by providing support to at-risk students. The approach includes: core instruction for all students; universal screening; increasingly intensive instructional interventions for students who need extra help, and progress monitoring.

Who : Melody Musgrove, director of the Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education
What : Remarks and panel discussion at AIR Connecting Research, Practice and Policy: Supporting Success for English Language Learners symposium
When : Thursday, Nov. 18, 11 a.m.–12:20 p.m. ET
Where : American Institutes for Research
Conference Rooms 200 A-C
1000 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW
Washington, D.C.