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Bae, Soung – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2018
The challenges facing our children in the 21st century are rapidly changing. As a result, schools bear a greater responsibility to prepare students for college, career, and life and must be held accountable for more than just testing and reporting on a narrow set of outcomes aimed at minimum levels of competency. Thus, scholars, educators, and…
Descriptors: Accountability, Educational Policy, State Policy, Measurement
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Dance, S. Dallas – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2015
The members of the Large Countywide and Suburban District Consortium--a group of large, highly diverse, and successful districts across the country--have made great strides in achieving college and career readiness for all students. While they are succeeding, the consortium proposes that more could be done to accomplish their objectives through…
Descriptors: Superintendents, Accountability, Program Proposals, Federal Programs
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Bishop, Joseph P.; Jackson, John H. – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2015
Looking at the evolution of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) over the last 50 years, this paper argues that many of the racial, social, and economic inequities of 1965 that President Johnson was hoping to address have only been accelerated. It's not only time for a modern rethink on educational equity, but also a much broader set…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Legislation, Equal Education
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Russell, Jennifer Lin; Bray, Laura E. – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2013
Federal special education and accountability policies requires that educators individualize instruction for students with disabilities, while simultaneously ensuring that the vast majority of these students meet age-based grade-level standards and assessment targets. In this paper, we examine this dynamic interplay between policies through…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Special Education, Accountability, Individualized Education Programs
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DeMatthews, David Edward; Mawhinney, Hanne – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2013
Over the past forty years, schools across the United States have become more inclusive for students with disabilities. However, in many high-poverty urban school districts, a disproportionate number of minority children with disabilities are segregated from their non-disabled peers. This article presents findings from a qualitative case study of…
Descriptors: Special Education, Inclusion, Urban Education, School Policy
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Judson, Eugene – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2012
Although only results from mathematics and reading assessments are required to be used when Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) of schools is calculated, some states have elected to include science achievement results either in their AYP calculations or as part of a separate dual accountability system. This study examined 2009 National Assessment for…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Indicators, Science Achievement, Accountability