Response to Intervention (RtI)/Academic Intervention Services (AIS) - Description and Eligibility Cr

Q. What are Response to Intervention (RtI)/Academic Intervention Services (AIS)?
Response to Intervention Intervention/Academic Intervention Services in English language arts are services designed to help students to achieve the learning standards in English language arts in grades K-12.  These services can include two components:

  • additional instruction that supplements the general curriculum (regular classroom instruction); and/or
  • student support services needed to address barriers to improved academic performance.

The intensity of services may vary but are designed to respond to student needs as indicated through State assessments results and/or the District-adopted procedure. 


Q. Who is eligible for Response to Intervention (RtI)/Academic Intervention Services (AIS)
A student is deemed eligible for Response to Intervention Intervention/Academic Intervention Services in English language arts if results from the following measures of student performance indicate that s/he has not met nor is likely to meet New York State learning standards. (See chart below)

Assessments
K
1-2
3-6
7-12
DIBELS Next




Programmatic Assessments


Teacher judgements (multiple measures)


Terra Nova Scores (below 40 NCE)




Degrees of Reading Power


NYSED Assessments Scores 1

1Students scoring a Level I or II on the State ELA assessment.
Students that score a  Level 3 or Level 4 are not required to recieve AIS, though these may be provided if multiple measures indicate that the student would benefit from RiT/AIS.

Academic Intervention Services
in English language arts are services designed to help students to achieve 
the learning standards in English language arts K-12.