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School Accountability (Hoover Institution Press Publication, 512.)

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Published by Hoover Institution Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Finance,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Education,
  • United States,
  • Evaluation,
  • Educational accountability

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsKoret Task Force on K-12 Education (Corporate Author), Williamson M. Evers (Editor), Herbert J. Walberg (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9370304M
    ISBN 100817938826
    ISBN 109780817938826

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Williamson M. Evers is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and a member of the Institution's Koret Task Force on K Education.

He specializes in research on education policy - especially as it pertains to curriculum, teaching, testing, and accountability from kindergarten through high school.

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Scholars from history, economics, political science, and psychology describe the present state of school accountability, how it evolved, how it succeeded and failed, and how it can be improved. School accountability systems operate accord-ing to a set of principles and use a variety of implemen-tation strategies.

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