main
community
contact staff ecs twitter facebook

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)...
Author:
Publication:
Publisher: ECS


Related Issues

Accountability

 
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
 
©2014 Education Commission of the States
www.ecs.org | ecs@ecs.org
Read our privacy policy