The New Accountability

The New Accountability

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When it comes to the issue of US education reform, hopeful politicians, liberal and conservative alike, have long touted the promises of 'standards-based accountability'. But do accountability-based reforms actually work? What happens when they encounter the formidable challenge of the comprehensive high school?The New Accountability explores the current wave of assessment-based accountability reforms at the high school level in the United States.High Schools and High-Stakes Testing Martin Carnoy, Richard Elmore, Leslie Siskin ... internal accountability system, and a lack of consistent attention to the instructional core, has resulted in minimal improvement in student performance.

Title:The New Accountability
Author:Martin Carnoy, Richard Elmore, Leslie Siskin
Publisher:Routledge - 2003-12-16


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