The New Accountability
High Schools and High-Stakes Testing
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New Accountability by Martin Carnoy
Book Description"Standard-based accountability" has become a consistent buzzword emanating from the mouths of hopeful politicians-liberal and conservative-for almost twenty years. But does accountability work? The New Accountability explores the current wave of assessment-based school accountability reforms, which combine two traditions in American education-public accountability and student testing.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415947046
(229mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Routledge Falmer
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 9-Oct-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Martin Carnoy
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Author Biography - Martin Carnoy
Martin Carnoy is Professor of Education and Economics at Stanford University. His work has appeared in Dollars and Sense, The American Prospect, Education Week, and Tikkun. Richard Elmore is Gregory R. Anrig Professor of Educational Leadership at Harvard University. Leslie Siskin is currently Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities at Cambridge University.
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