News Briefs, Dec. 6, 2019

December 6, 2019 | Volume 50, Number 24

Catapult Learning (Camden, NJ), a provider of professional development, instructional intervention, special education, and behavioral health solutions, and the Center on Teaching and Learning at the University of Oregon College of Education (Eugene, OR) in November received an Institute of Education Sciences grant, awarded through the American Institutes of Research. CTL and Catapult Learning will collaborate with AIR in a large-scale, randomized study of multi-tiered systems of support in reading (MTSS-R) in first and second grades at 100 elementary schools over the course of the next several years. The goal of the study is to evaluate the program’s impact on students’ reading achievement. Previous studies have demonstrated promise for individual components of MTSS-R, such as the use of supplemental reading interventions.

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