The New Accountability: High Schools and High Stakes Testing


"Standard-based accountability" has become a consistent buzzword emanating from the mouths of hopeful politicians-liberal and conservative-for almost twenty years. But does accountability work? The New Accountability explores the current wave of assessment-based school accountability reforms, which combine two traditions in American education-public accountability and student testing.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Diana Rhoten
  • Martin Carnoy
  • Melissa Chabrán
  • Richard Elmore
  • Elizabeth Debray
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2003


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