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Document Number: 3995

What is an Accountability Model? MS Word - This issue paper provides an overview of the various elements of an accountability system design and policies that support them. Design elements include values, beliefs and theories of action; purposes; determining who is accountable for what; measures; collecting data; judging performance; consequences; reporting results; capacity building; and evaluating state accountability systems. To ensure “next-generation” accountability models will have their intended results, other state and local policies should be aligned to each model. (Jane Armstrong, Education Commission of the States, July 2002)...
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