Our Question:

A wide body of research suggests that instructional quality has an important impact on student learning and development, but is not the only major factor. Are we including appropriate measures and indicators in today’s student accountability systems? How should responsibility for students’ education be assigned and measured at all levels of the education system? How should teachers be supported to provide the best possible education in every classroom? Who should be responsible for providing the resources to create a safe and equitable learning environment for all students?

Accountability is a team effort but we are missing input from a big part of the team

Gina H. Are we including appropriate measures and indicators in today’s student accountability systems?
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Comments (0) 9th Oct 2015

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student integrety

steve Z. Why should we expect students to be honest when so many of the successful people in this world live by the "end justi... More »

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What I Learned Overseas

Rachel B. During an exchange program overseas, I discovered a few errors in comparisons between American and foreign students. Ameri... More »

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Why-Standardized-Tests-Dont-Measure-Educational-Quality

Gary O. This is one of the best articles I've seen on this topic in a long time. I could be called: what every educator shou... More »

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Engagement is Accountability

Shawn M. Accountability should be based on surprise observations. When an evaluator enters your classroom, they should be keeping t... More »

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