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Core Principles

We believe that . . .

  • ALL children can learn and achieve high standards as a result of effective teaching.
  • All students must have access to a rigorous, standards-based curriculum and researched-based instruction.
  • Intervening at the earliest indication of need is necessary for student success (Pre K-12).
  • A comprehensive system of tiered interventions is essential for addressing the full range of student needs.
  • Student results improve when ongoing academic and behavioral performance data inform instructional decisions.
  • Collaboration among educators, families and community members is the foundation for effective problem-solving and instructional decision making.
  • On-going and meaningful involvement of families increases student success.
  • All members of the school community must continue to gain knowledge and develop expertise in order to build capacity and sustainability of RtI.
  • Effective leadership at all levels is crucial for the implementation of RtI.

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Colorado Dept. of Education
201 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-6600
Fax: 303-830-0793
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