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Accountability Frankenstein : understanding and taming the monster

Author: Sherman Dorn
Publisher: Charlotte, N.C. : Information Age Pub., ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"To understand the current moment in school accountability, one must understand the larger contradictions in education politics, Accountability Frankenstein provides a broader perspective on the school accountability debate by exploring the contradictions inherent in high-stakes testing. Accountability Frankenstein explains the historical and social origins of test-based accountability: the political roots of
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Dorn, Sherman.
Accountability Frankenstein.
Charlotte, N.C. : Information Age Pub., ©2007
(OCoLC)608154059
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sherman Dorn
ISBN: 9781593116231 1593116233 9781593116248 1593116241
OCLC Number: 85622874
Description: xxii, 212 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The political origins of accountability --
Trusting tests --
How trustworthy are test scores --
Setting up goals and failure --
Consequential thinking --
A better way.
Responsibility: by Sherman Dorn.
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