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Badu, Edward; Kissi, Ernest; Boateng, Emmanuel B.; Antwi-Afari, Maxwell F. – Africa Education Review, 2018
Education is the mainstay of the development of any nation; and in developing countries it has become the backbone of human resource development, ensuring effective growth of the economy; however, its corresponding infrastructure development is lacking. Governments around the globe are finding it difficult to provide the needed infrastructure.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education, Educational Facilities, Educational Facilities Improvement
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Braun, Henry – Measurement: Interdisciplinary Research and Perspectives, 2015
Many states have implemented, or are implementing, accountability systems for schools and educators that incorporate test-based indicators. There is substantial disagreement on the merits of this trend, but the general consensus appears to be that value-added scores or median (mean) growth percentiles contain useful information with respect to…
Descriptors: Accountability, Achievement Tests, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation