Padilla, Raymond V., "High-Stakes Testing and Educational Accountability as Social Constructions across Cultures," pp. 249-262 in Angela Valenzuela, ed., Leaving Children Behind: How "Texas-Style" Accountability Fails Latino Youth. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2005.


Contrasts accountability seen within the culture of measurement and within the culture of engagement.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Standards and Testing, Local Control of Schooling


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