High Stakes Accountability

High Stakes Accountability

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This effort to leverage student performance through high stakes reform has accelerated and intensified considerably since the 2002 reauthorization of the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act, commonly referred to as No Child Left Behind (NCLB).In order for high stakes accountability reforms to realize their stated aims, targeted schools must have or acquire the resources and capacity to meet prescribed performance standards (Hess, 1999; Malen a Rice, 2005; Mintrop, 2003, 2004; Wong, et al., 1999), yet little systematic research has been assembled to document the implications of high stakes accountability systems on the resources and capacity of schools and school systems. This book aims to fill that gap.q--BOOK JACKET.Associated Press. ... (2002). Goals 2000: Educate America Act: The federalization and legalization of educational policy. In M. G. Yudof, D. L. Kirp, B. Levin, aamp; R. F. Moran (Eds.), Educational policy and ... Feds in the classroom: How big government corrupts, cripples, and compromises American education. ... An empirical comparison of the effects of recall and multiple-choice tests on student achievement.

Title:High Stakes Accountability
Author:Jennifer King Rice, Christopher Roellke
Publisher:IAP - 2009


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