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Assessment and Accountability from the Policymaker’s Perspective

by Lorraine M. McDonnell - 2005

At the heart of the problem, as policymakers and others have defined it, is inadequate and unequal educational achievement; all students need to achieve at higher levels, particularly those who have been hampered by low expectations and insufficient opportunities to learn.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 104, No. 2.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 107 Number 14, 2005, p. 35-54
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 18619, Date Accessed: 5/22/2022 10:44:15 PM

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  • Lorraine McDonnell
    University of California, Santa Barbara
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    LORRAINE M. MCDONNELL is a Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
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