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Description - The New Accountability by Martin Carnoy

When it comes to the issue of US education reform, hopeful US 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 US.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415947046
ISBN-10: 0415947049
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Routledge Falmer
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 9-Oct-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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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