TITLE

FALSE PREMISES: THE ACCOUNTABILITY FETISH IN EDUCATION

AUTHOR(S)
Derthick, Martha; Dunn, Joshua M.
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy;Summer2009, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p1015
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the campaign for accountability in education reform during the administration of former U.S. President George W. Bush. The flaws of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act with regard to educational standards and disaggregration of students are tackled. The role of former Education Secretary Margaret Spellings in bringing the accountability campaign into colleges and universities is also tackled. The Department of Education was prohibited from regulating accreditation when the Congress renewed the Higher Education Act.
ACCESSION #
43477274

 

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