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Accountability in Schools Must Extend Beyond Test Scores

With federal and state education laws in the midst of change, policymakers must now embrace more comprehensive methods for improving school performance rather than relying solely on high-stakes testing, according to a new study by researchers from Mathematica Policy Research and Harvard University, which argues that a more multifaceted and evidence-based approach—one that incorporates professional accountability—would prove more successful for improving public school performance.