First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Volume 75, Number 4, 2001.
Contents: K. Leithwood, L. Earl, Educational Accountability Effects: An International Perspective. Part I:Market-Driven Approaches to Accountability. R.R. O'Reilly, L. Bosetti, Charter Schools: The Search for Community. Part II:Decentralization Approaches to Accountability. K. Parker, K. Leithwood, School Councils' Influence on School and Classroom Practice. V. Robinson, H. Timperley, The Link Between Accountability and Improvement: The Case of Reporting to Parents. Part III:Professional Approaches to Accountability. R.E. Blum, Standards-Based Reform: Can it Make a Difference for Students? L. Earl, N. Torrance, Embedding Accountability and Improvement Into Large-Scale Assessment: What Difference Does it Make? Part IV:Management Approaches to Accountability. H. Raham, Cooperative Performance Incentive Plans. C. Kelley, S. Conley, S. Kimball, Payment for Results: The Effects of the Kentucky and Maryland Group-Based Performance Award Programs. R.T. Ogawa, E. Collom, Using Performance Indicators to Hold Schools Accountable: Implicit Assumptions and Inherent Tensions.