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Accountability Isn't Just For Schools, And Students

In telling the horrifying story of a student who'd pushed through all sorts of obstacles but was killed just before graduation, yesterday's Sam Freedman column in the NYT (here) is essentially a reflection on the meaning of accountability both inside schools and outside. "Jeffrey had proved accountable to the state by passing the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test. But what about the accountability the state had to keep Jeffrey alive?"

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