Title

Elmore, Richard F., "The Problem of Stakes in Performance-Based Accountability Systems," pp. 274-296 in Susan H. Fuhrman and Richard F. Elmore, eds., Redesigning Accountability Systems for Education. New York: Teachers College Press, 2004.

Annotation

Draws conclusions from essays in the volume regarding the status of accountability systems to date; identifies political and practical issues to be resolved; and sets out five design principles for new accountability policies.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Evaluation

Source Discipline

Curriculum

Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum and Politics, Student Assessment, Evaluation of Instruction

 

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