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The Resource High-stakes reform : the politics of educational accountability, Kathryn A. McDermott

High-stakes reform : the politics of educational accountability, Kathryn A. McDermott

Label
High-stakes reform : the politics of educational accountability
Title
High-stakes reform
Title remainder
the politics of educational accountability
Statement of responsibility
Kathryn A. McDermott
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Performance accountability has been the dominant trend in education policy reform since the 1970s. State and federal policies set standards for what students should learn; require students to take "high-stakes" tests to measure what they have learned; and then hold students, schools, and school districts accountable for their performance. The goal of these policies is to push public school districts to ensure that all students reach a common threshold of knowledge and skills. High-Stakes Reform analyzes the political processes and historical context that led to the enactment of state
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McDermott, Kathryn A.
Dewey number
379.1/580973
Index
index present
LC call number
LB2806.22
LC item number
.M38 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Public management and change series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Educational accountability
  • School improvement programs
  • Educational accountability
  • Educational accountability
  • Educational accountability
  • Education
  • Education
  • Education
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Education
  • Educational accountability
  • Educational accountability
  • Connecticut
  • Massachusetts
  • New Jersey
  • United States
Label
High-stakes reform : the politics of educational accountability, Kathryn A. McDermott
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Scrutinizing educational performance -- Performance based accountability -- The evolution of educational accountability -- Education standards and performance accountability, 1970-2001 -- Educational performance accountability in three states -- Education finance and accountability in Massachusetts : "The grand bargain" -- Accountability and equity in New Jersey : "where home rule hasn't worked, the legislature must do what home rule has not done" -- Incrementalism and local control in Connecticut : "I'm not out looking for your keys" -- Assessing performance accountability in education -- Lessons for performance measurement research and practice
Control code
763156463
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 223 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781589017887
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
ebc765472
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2n531q
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)763156463
Label
High-stakes reform : the politics of educational accountability, Kathryn A. McDermott
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Scrutinizing educational performance -- Performance based accountability -- The evolution of educational accountability -- Education standards and performance accountability, 1970-2001 -- Educational performance accountability in three states -- Education finance and accountability in Massachusetts : "The grand bargain" -- Accountability and equity in New Jersey : "where home rule hasn't worked, the legislature must do what home rule has not done" -- Incrementalism and local control in Connecticut : "I'm not out looking for your keys" -- Assessing performance accountability in education -- Lessons for performance measurement research and practice
Control code
763156463
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 223 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781589017887
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
ebc765472
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2n531q
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)763156463

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