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Title The new accountability : high schools and high stakes testing / edited by Martin Carnoy, Richard Elmore, and Leslie Santee Siskin
Published New York : RoutledgeFalmer, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 218 pages) : illustrations
Contents Conditions and characteristics of assessment and accountability : the case of four states / Diana Rhoten [and others] -- Internal alignment and external pressure : high school responses in four state contexts / Elizabeth DeBray, Gail Parson, Salvador Avila -- Outside the core : accountability in tested and untested subjects / Leslie Santee Siskin -- Leadership and the demands of standards-based accountability / Richard Lemons, Thomas F. Luschei, Leslie Santee Siskin -- Listening to talk from and about students on accountability / Melissa ChabrĂ¡n -- The impact of accountability policies in Texas high schools / Martin Carnoy, Susanna Loeb, Tiffany L. Smith -- When an irresistible force meets an immovable object : core lessons about high schools and accountability / Leslie Santee Siskin -- Accountability and capacity / Richard Elmore
Summary 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
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Educational accountability -- United States -- Case studies.
High schools -- Standards -- United States -- Case studies.
School improvement programs -- United States -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Carnoy, Martin.
Elmore, Richard F.
Siskin, Leslie Santee.
ISBN 0203465636 (electronic bk.)
113593858X (electronic bk.)
9780203465639 (electronic bk.)
9781135938581 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)