The following resources and tools will help readers make individual decisions.
Using Academic Progress Monitoring for Individualized Instructional Planning (http://www.intensiveintervention.org/webinars/2013March). This webinar discusses various approaches to progress monitoring with a focus on the value and implications of using progress monitoring to track the growth of students with intensive academic needs. The webinar provides a step-by-step walk-through of the process for using progress monitoring data to make instructional decisions for individual students. It also provides student-level examples.
U.S. Senate Youth Applications Due Oct. 24
Minnesota 11th- or 12th-grade students who hold an elected office in student government or civic or community organization during the 2014-15 school year are eligible to apply for the U.S. Senate Youth Program. Established in 1962, the program offers a unique educational experience for outstanding high school students interested in pursuing careers in public service. Two selected student leaders from each state, District of Columbia and the Dept. of Defense Education Activity will spend a week in Washington, March 7-14, 2015, experiencing their national government in action. Visit the U.S. Senate Youth Website.