To request assistance in your state
Does the state have a RTI website? Yes.
Iowa has referred to the RtI process as Instructional Decision Making (IDM) since 2003. This is a process that is used within general education that helps determine the needs of children who are struggling as well as those who are high achievers. Supplemental and intensive instruction is provided to those children whose needs are not being met by "core" instruction alone.
Does the state have a RTI guidance document? Yes.
What does the state allow for SLD
determination? RTI and Other
Does the state have an RTI Related SPDG
Does the state have RTI Components in its SPP
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- Iowa Special Education Eligibility Standards, July 2006
- This resource presents guidelines for determining special education eligibility under a Response-to-Intervention (RtI) framework in the state of Iowa. It outlines guiding principles for eligibility decision-making and identifies specific process and content standards that should be applied to all students being considered for special education services. Featured process standards include data and documentation requirements, exclusionary requirements, and decision-making team requirements while discussion of content standards centers around key components and questions related to students’ educational progress, discrepancy, and need. This resource was released by the Iowa Department of Education in 2006.