Intervention Central

Authors: Intervention Central

Teaser: 
In a time of budget cuts, schools can consider these creative strategies to allow them to continue to deliver intensive student interventions of high quality.

The recent Great Recession has resulted in significant budget cuts for school districts across America.

References: 
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  • Sáenz, L. M., Fuchs, L. S., & Fuchs, D. (2005). Peer-Assisted Learning Strategies for English language learners with learning disabilities. Exceptional Children, 71(3), 231–247.
  • What Works Clearinghouse. (2007). WWC Intervention Report: Peer-Assisted Learning Strategies (PALS). Retrieved from http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/pdf/WWC_PALS_071607.pdf
  • Wright, J. (2004). Kids as reading helpers: A peer tutor training manual. Retrieved from http://www.interventioncentral.org/index.php/downloads

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