Resources on Accountability
Accountability: Assigned responsibility for educational outcomes. A strong accountability process focuses on improved student achievement as measured by comprehensive data collection and analysis.
A Primer on Accountability
From standards to assessment to results: what school leaders need to know about accountability in the NCLB era.
Taking Aim at Testing
This article from the March 2009 issue of The American School Board Journal asserts that accountability targets are only one measure--and an inaccurate one at that--of student success.
How to Create an Accountability Framework
This article appeared in the March/April 2009 issue of the Minnesota School Boards Association Journal. The author, the chief accountability officer of Saint Paul Public Schools, discusses how to integrate accountability at all levels to make it a comprehensive framework.
Accountability Plan Spurs Achievement Gains for Indiana District
Making accountability a matter of policy has helped the School District of Wayne Township narrow the achievement gap and raise student achievement scores overall.