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Report: Using School Leadership Teams to Meet the Needs of English Language Learners

Report » Using School Leadership Teams to Meet the Needs of English Language Learners

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Categories

REFORM, school improvement, LEADERSHIP, systemic change, STUDENTS, culturally and linguistically diverse, RTI

Areas

SCHOOL:governance and leadership for equity

Authors

Movit, M; Petrykowska, I.; Woodruff, D.

Published

2010, 6/24/2010

Publisher

National Center on Response to Intervention

Abstract

To ensure that the implementation of Response to Intervention (RTI) strategies effectively addresses the needs of all students, the National Center on Response to Intervention (NCRTI) recommends that schools and districts establish leadership teams that focus on issues affecting culturally and linguistically diverse students. New leadership teams can be added to what already exists, or current leadership teams can be refocused on these issues. Leadership teams should meet regularly and include diverse representation across areas of professional expertise (e.g., general education, bilingual education, and special education) and cultural experience (e.g., parents, community members, and others with rich relationships and knowledge of student backgrounds). Although most schools already have some form of student support or problem-solving teams in place, these teams are not always fully prepared—professionally and/or culturally—to address the needs of specific populations of students.

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