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Document Number: 9476

Quality Control in K-12 Digital Learning: Three (Imperfect) Approaches - This paper explores the pros and cons of input regulation, outcome-based accountability, and market signals as solutions to the quality challenge. In the end, Hess recommends using all three approaches in careful combination so as to leverage their strengths and offer their weaknesses. In practice, that means demanding transparent financial information from providers, holding them to account for student achievement goals whenever possible. (Frederick Hess, Thomas B. Fordham Institute, July 2011)...

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