ERIC Number: EJ918326
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 42
School Accountability and Assessment: Should We Put the Roof up First?
Klinger, Don A.; Maggi, Stefania; D'Angiulli, Amedeo
Educational Forum, v75 n2 p114-128 2011
School accountability and student assessment are closely associated in educational jurisdictions' attempts to monitor student achievement, focus instruction, and improve subsequent student and school performance. The research reported in this article examines the School Effectiveness Framework in Ontario, Canada, exploring the foundations upon which the framework is based and educators' efforts to use assessment information to monitor the effectiveness of their reform efforts. Through document analysis and interviews, the researchers highlight the challenges and opportunities surrounding the accountability and assessment partnership.
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, School Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, Accountability, Student Evaluation, Content Analysis, Interviews, Educational Practices, Program Implementation, Administrator Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Barriers, Educational Improvement, Information Utilization, Evidence
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada