Cohort 1 Model Demonstration Projects
University of Minnesota
Demonstrating Progress Monitoring (DPM) for Early Identification,
Accountability and Success
The DPM project developed, implemented, and evaluated a progress monitoring model to address the following central question:
How can children’s performance and progress be measured in elementary classrooms in a way that can be shared with parents and used in instructional and educational (eligibility, accountability, placement) decisionmaking?
The project applied the problem solving model used in Minneapolis Public Schools
(a version of the response to intervention model) to identify the information, interventions, and data that promote reading readiness skills.
DPM was a collaborative project between Minneapolis Public Schools and the Institute on Community Integration in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota.