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ERIC Number: ED524468
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Are School Report Cards Effective? Issues Brief
Cameron, Laurie; Moses, Kurt D.; Gillies, John
Education decentralization requires that substantial information be available to local and regional stakeholders. Increasing transparency, establishing a basis for accountability, and providing tools for effective management at the local level help parents, teachers, and school officials assess school performance and status. Several countries have successfully piloted school-level information systems known as "school report cards" to promote best practices and involve community members in the reform process. This brief examines whether report cards are effective.
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: United States Agency for International Development
Authoring Institution: Academy for Educational Development (AED), Educational Quality Improvement Program 2 (EQUIP2)
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001