ERIC Number: EJ647647
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Steerage from a Distance: Can Mandated Accountability Systems Really Improve Schools?
Aper, Jeffrey P.
Journal of Educational Thought/Revue de la Pensee Educative, v36 n1 p7-26 Apr 2002
Discusses ways in which the logic of mandated systems of mass testing, as a means of ensuring the accountability of public schools, results in the loss of local responsibility for student learning, as well as an inevitable orientation of local schools to comply with system directives over personal, professional, and community values. (Contains 55 references.) (AUTH)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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