Accountability, Assessment, and Performance Issues: We've Come a Long Way . . . or Have We?


by Jane Hannaway 2003

What I have tried to do in this chapter is identify some of the important challenges that lie ahead as performance-based accountability polices are put into effect. The challenges are both technical and political and, indeed, in practice the two are related, as I discuss. But before trying to speculate about what accountability policies portend for education, it may be useful to review briefly the current state of such policies.


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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 102. No. 1.


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 105 Number 10, 2003, p. 20-36
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 18598, Date Accessed: 10/20/2017 10:00:20 AM

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