ERIC Number: EJ639041
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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The Looming Shadow.
Greene, Jay P.
Education Next, v1 n4 p76-82 Win 2001
Discusses whether accountability testing improves public schools. Uses Florida's A+ program, which makes vouchers available to students attending low-performing schools, as evidence that it does. Examines and evaluates current research into testing and accountability systems. Analyzes Florida program; argues evidence suggests accountability (threat of vouchers) forces schools to improve their academic performance. (KSB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Identifiers - Location: Florida
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test; National Assessment of Educational Progress; Texas Assessment of Academic Skills