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Agency report
Educational accountability: the pursuit of excellence in Minnesota schools

Extent: 12p., 310k, PDF 4.0
Description: Explores the need for K-12 education to embrace standards and advocates partnership from family, community, persons working in education and those who support it at state and local levels. Shows that consequences are critical motivators and suggests incentives for students and teachers
Date: July 1, 2000
Subject(s): Education; Secondary education
Creator(s): Minnesota Planning (Agency). Critical Issues Team
Contributor: Sandra Stalker
Publisher: Minnesota Planning (Agency); Minnesota Planning (Agency)

Document Contents

  • Start with standards
  • The need for change
  • The trend toward accountability
  • Roles and responsibilities in an accountability model
  • Students need standards that matter
  • Supporting parents and families
  • Enabling teachers
  • Helping all schools become better schools
  • Empowering districts
  • Commitment from state government
  • Characteristics of an accountability model
  • Sources

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