The Answer Sheet: MegaSkills

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 09/25/2009

Accountability in Education: High Hopes and False Promises

Right now, accountability is being presented as the great problem solver. Yet, one big problem is that the teacher and the school are the ones being held accountable. It would be easier if it worked that way, but it doesn’t. Instead, real accountability is an ever changing mix of a multitude of factors including teacher competency, student motivation, and parental responsibility.

By Valerie Strauss  |  11:30 AM ET, 09/25/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)