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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

Elaine Quesinberry, (202) 401-1576,

Event Date 1: November 18, 2010

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.

Event 1
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.