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Polikoff, Morgan S.; Korn, Shira; McFall, Russell – Policy Analysis for California Education, PACE, 2018
California is taking a bold new approach to the evaluation of school performance, the provision of data to parents and educators, and the use of accountability to improve student learning. Broadly speaking, the state is stepping away from the consequential accountability that was compelled under No Child Left Behind and toward a system that relies…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Institutional Evaluation, Accountability, School Effectiveness
Sutherland, Ann V. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This study was conducted to determine if there is a relationship between two of New York City's accountability tools, and, if so, to what the extent this correlation exists. The ongoing calls for school reform have left individual states and school systems initiating one program after another in an effort to improve student achievement. New York…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Academic Achievement, Accountability, Correlation
Center on Education Policy, 2009
As part of a larger project to rethink the federal role in elementary and secondary education, the Center on Education Policy prepared this compendium, which summarizes the findings of major studies of the implementation and effects of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) conducted by various organizations and agencies. The brief summaries are…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, School Choice
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Thurlow, Martha L.; Cormier, Damien C.; Vang, Miong – Exceptionality, 2009
States are working to improve their graduation rates, in part because of No Child Left Behind (NCLB) high school accountability requirements. This is taking place at the same time that 26 states have implemented exit examinations to determine, in part, whether a student has gained the knowledge and skills to earn a standard diploma and be prepared…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Exit Examinations, Accountability, High School Equivalency Programs
Smiles, Robin, Ed. – Education Sector, 2009
This third edition of the "ES Review" brings together, in one setting, some of the best work from 2008-09. It features: (1) K-12 Accountability (Measuring Skills for the 21st Century (Elena Silva); Beyond the Bubble: Technology and the Future of Student Assessment (Bill Tucker); Testing the Limits (Bill Tucker); Changing the Game: The…
Descriptors: Accountability, Academic Achievement, Educational Technology, Student Evaluation