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|