TITLE

'Growth Models' Gaining In Accountability Debate

AUTHOR(S)
Jhoff, David
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Education Week;12/19/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 16, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses proposals to change the accountability measures of the U.S. No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act. Critics of NCLB have suggested that a model measuring academic growth should replace the model measuring student proficiency to better measure student achievement and adequate yearly progress (AYP). Some states would need to implement different systems to analyze test scores for a growth model.
ACCESSION #
27996722

 

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