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MIBLSI uses multi-tiered frameworks with proven practices that improve behavioral and academic outcomes for students.


An integrated model of support is based on several shared functions across behavior and reading. These functions include:

  • A team approach
  • Universal screening
  • Evidence-based practices
  • Progress monitoring
  • Data-based decision making

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Strategic Integration

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Behavior and reading are both critical to student learning. When supported together, the effects are even more powerful.

Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS)

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School staff implement the practices that support students. MIBLSI uses an MTSS model for the practices. The tiered approach ensures that struggling students receive the targeted and intensive supports they need.

Cascading Systems

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From MIBLSI to district personnel to school staff, guidance is provided every step of the way throughout implementation. The structure helps staff learn and sustain successful school-wide practices.

Effective Implementation

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Successful implementation of any idea or practice only works if it is done with fidelity. MIBLSI guides intermediate school districts (ISDs), districts, and schools through the stages of implementation.

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