Successful Schools and Education Accountability: Concepts and Skills to Meet Leadership Challenges (Peabody College Education Leadership Series) / Edition 1

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Overview

This text in AB’s new Educational Leadership series from Peabody College, discusses how the standards and accountability movement has affected teachers and school leaders and illustrates its impact on learning. This text stands out due to authorship and breadth of research used. It was developed by the leading scholars in educational accountability as part of a series from one of the leading Schools of Education in the world. No other text discusses policy and practice in such a systematic way, with such a strong basis in current research.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205474783
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 10/24/2006
  • Series: Peabody College Education Leadership Series
  • Edition description: 1ST
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

I. ACCOUNTABILITY CHALLENGES.

1. Current Dilemmas in Accountability.

II. THE CONTEXT OF ACCOUNTABILITY.

2. Evolving Public Policy and the Education Accountability Context.

3. Changing Expectations for Leadership in Educational Accountability.

4. Intergovernmental Considerations in Educational Accountability.

III. Accountability’s Operational Components.

5. Standards and Expectations.

6. Assessment and Measurement of Progress.

7. Reporting, Monitoring, and Consequences in Educational Accountability.

IV. LEADERSHIP ACCOUNTABILITY TOOLS.

8. Using Student and School Performance Indicators to Make School Improvement Decisions.

9. Professional Development and Educational Accountability.

Glossary.

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