Three of my favorite policy analysts kicked off a blog series intended to prompt a productive dialogue around fixing school accountability systems (#TheNewAccountability). Paul Hill and Robin Lake, CRPE, and Michael Petrilli,Fordham Institute, are equity advocates that have advanced a portfolio of options approach to urban education
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September 29, 2014
September 25, 2014
Former President Bill Clinton is wading into the charter school accountability debate, noting at an event earlier this week that while charters have great potential, the movement isn't totally delivering on its promises, according to The Huffington Post.
September 18, 2014
Marc Tucker responds to Diane Ravitch and Anthony Cody and their critique of the report "Fixing Our National Accountability System."
September 17, 2014
Accountability is the enemy of excellence.
September 16, 2014
The 1.1 million-student school system has struggled to move the needle on improving academic achievement and graduation rates for its 160,000 English-learners.
September 07, 2014
The standards are new. The evaluation systems are new. Everyone has to learn something. Now even those who put them in place in the first place are rethinking the accountability timeline.
August 31, 2014
Education is less like a vast machine than it is like a rain forest.
August 27, 2014
The Large Countywide and Suburban District Consortium, which represents 16 districts across the country, applauded Education Secretary Arne Duncan's recent statement that there is too much focus on standardized testing in the nation's schools.
August 21, 2014
A report from the National Center on Education and the Economy says holding teachers accountable for the results on annual standardized tests is not in line with international practices and warps instruction unproductively.
August 21, 2014
A new report from NCEE calls for replacing the current system of test-based accountability with a system much more likely to result in improvements in student performance.