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Additional Resources

These resources on the link between response to intervention and English learners are available from the National Center on Response to Intervention:

•  “A Cultural, Linguistic and Ecological Framework for Response to Intervention with English Language Learners,” a 2008 National Center for Culturally Responsive Educational Systems practitioner brief by Julie Esparza Brown and Jennifer Doolittle. 

•  “New Strategies to Help Diverse Students Succeed,” a research brief from the Council for Exceptional Children. 

•  “RTI for English Language Learners: Appropriate Screening, Progress Monitoring, and Instructional Planning,” an April 2010 webinar presented by Julie Esparza-Brown, Amanda Sanford and Erin Lolich.

•  “Using School Leadership Teams to Meet the Needs of English Language Learners,” a 2010 National Center on Response to Intervention information brief by Marcela Movit, Izabela Petrykowska and Darren Woodruff.