This yearbook focuses on alternative ways to measure how well schools are educating their students, delivering what parents want, and using resources efficiently.
Table of Contents
Contributors and Editors
1 Measuring School Efficiency: What Have We Learned?
2 Adjusted Measures of School Performance: A Cross-State Perspective
3 The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Measuring School Efficiency Using School Production Functions
4 Measuring School Performance Using Cost Functions
5 The Reliability of School Efficiency Measures Using Data Development Analysis
6 Measuring School Performance: Promises and Pitfalls
7 Teacher Accountability Measures and Links to Learning
8 Revealed-Preference Measures of School Quality
9 Rethinking Educational Productivity and its Measurement: A Discussion of Stochastic Frontier Analysis Within a Budget-Maximizing Framework