Research Finds the False Assumption of Accountability

Elmore, Richard F.; Fuhrman, Susan H.
December 2001
Education Digest;Dec2001, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p9
Reports on the findings of a study on internal accountability systems in public schools in the United States as of December 2001. Significance of setting student achievement goals for a school to teachers; Ability of schools to respond to any form of external performance-based accountability; Consequences embedded in performance-based accountability systems.


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