ERIC Number: EJ725935
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Mar-1
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Instructional Quality: Collecting Credible Evidence
Popham, W. James
Educational Leadership, v62 n6 p80-81 Mar 2005
The societal role of education accountability programs is mainly to see that schools and teachers provide excellent instruction to help kids learn better. The school's educators should collectively determine what kinds of credible evidence, other than No Child Left Behind (NCLB) test scores, could help provide an accurate and honest picture of their school's success.
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Role of Education, Accountability, Academic Achievement, Educational Research, Data Collection, Achievement Tests, Scores, Educational Quality
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1703 N. Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311. Web site: http://www.ascd.org.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001