contact staff ecs twitter facebook

Document Number: 10356

Some Assembly Required: Building a Better Accountability System for California - This report argues that California and many other states have the foundations in place to build better accountability systems — systems that focus on meaningful school improvement; they just need to put the pieces together in the right way. The author proposes a three-pronged approach to putting California back on a path to national leadership in education: measure a school’s performance based on indicators of success rather than proxy measures like standardized test scores; better analyze performance data; and send highly trained, independent consultants to schools to review, observe, and judge performance. (Education Sector, July 2012)...

Related Issues


Home  |  About ECS  |  Education Issues A-Z  | Research Studies  |  Reports & Databases  |  State Legislation  |  State Profiles  |  Projects & Institutes  |  Newsroom  |  Website User's Guide
700 Broadway, #810 Denver, CO 80203-3442
Phone: 303.299.3600 | Fax: 303.296.8332
©2015 Education Commission of the States |
Read our privacy policy