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Soc i al&Li ngui s t i cI s ol at i onSur v ey s f orRTAdul tSt udent s I n2015,106adul ts t udent swer es ur veyedatenr ol l ment ,and90 s t udent s *wer es ur veyedatt heendoft hes emes t er( 4+mont hs ofRTi ns t r uc t i on) .I nc ompar i s onwi t ht hos es ur veyedatenr ol l ment , t hes t udent swhor ec ei vedRTs er vi c esr epor t ed: Bet t erabi l i t yt ous eEngl i s hi nt hei rdai l yl i ves ( Av er ages el f r at i ngona15s c al e* * ) -I nc r eas edc onfidenc eus i ngEngl i s h:+39% educ at i on -I nc r eas edabi l i t yt ofil loutf or msi nEngl i s h:+59% -I nc r eas edabi l i t yt os peakwi t ht eac her si nEngl i s h:+70% -I nc r eas edabi l i t yt or eadmedi c at i oni ns t r uc t i onsi nEngl i s h:+92%

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St udent swhor ec ei v edRTs er v i c esar e38% l es sl i kel yt or epor t needi nghel pwi t happoi nt ment s .

Hel pi ngot her si nt hec ommuni t y Rec ei v i ngRTs er v i c esmakesone3xmor el i kel yt ous eEngl i s h ohel pot hernewc omer sand89% mor el i kel yt ohel pot her c ommuni t y t ewc omer sfindc ommuni t yr es our c es . l eader s hi p n * Thes e90adul t swer emai nl ydi f f er ents t udent sf r om t hos es ur v ey edatenr ol l ment . * * The“Educ at i on”%sr epr es entc hangei nav er ages el f r at i ngona15s c al e,whi l et he “Fami l yEngagement ”and“Communi t yLeader s hi p”%sr epr es entc hangei nt henumber ofs t udent swhogav epos i t i v er es pons es . RT’ ss oc i alandl i ngui s t i ci s ol at i ons ur v eywasdev el opedwi t hgui danc ebyRTBoar d MemberBr ennaPowel l ,As s oc i at eDi r ec t oratSt anf or dCent eronI nt er nat i onalConfli c t andNegot i at i on.

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