TITLE

How to Assess School Performance?

PUB. DATE
July 2002
SOURCE
New England Economic Review;4th Quarter 2002, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the synopsis of the research paper entitled 'Improving Educational Quality: How to Evaluate Our Schools?,' by Eric A. Hanushek and Margaret E. Raymond. Evaluation of the U.S. experience in setting up accountability systems for schools and school districts; Concern over state performance benchmarks such as standardized test scores; Discussions on the research paper.
ACCESSION #
9400956

 

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