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Document Number: 4815

A Quality Improvement Approach To Accountability in K-12 Education Systems: A Second Generation Model MS Word PDF - The second generation accountability plan described in this paper applies principles of the quality improvement movement also known as Total Quality Management (TQM). The quality improvement approach offers a framework for continuous school improvement that includes: defining education quality in terms of student outcomes; focusing on the processes of teaching, learning and student assessment; working in teams to improve results; basing decisions on student data; and creating a quality-oriented culture through leadership and governance. (Steven J. Adamowski and Joseph F. Johnson, Education Commission of the States, July 2003)...
Author: Steven J. Adamowski and Joseph F. Johnson
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