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Assessment and Accountability: References

Resource on K-16 assessment and accountability practices.

Assessment K-12 References

Haladyna, T. (2006). Perils of standardized achievement testing. Educational Horizons, 85, 30-43.

Hochbein, C., Mitchell, A. M., & Pollio, M. (2013). Gamed by the system: Adequate yearly progress as an indicator of persistently low-achieving school performance. NASSP Bulletin, 97(3), 270-289. doi:10.1177/0192636513479139

Jennings, J., & Sohn, H. (2014). Measure for measure: How proficiency-based accountability systems affect inequality in academic achievement. Sociology of Education, 87(2), 125-141. doi:10.1177/0038040714525787

Madaus, G., & Russell, M. (2011). Paradoxes of high-stakes testing. Journal of Education, 190(1/2), 21-30. Retrieved from http://www.bu.edu/journalofeducation

Watson, C. E., Johanson, M., & Dankiw, J. (2014). Effects of high-stakes testing on third through fifth grade students: Student voices and concerns for educational leaders. E Journal of Organizational Learning & Leadership, 12(1), 1-11. Retrieved from http://www.leadingtoday.org/weleadinlearning/index.html

Wiliam, D. (2010). Standardized testing and school accountability. Educational Psychologist, 45(2), 107-122.

Accountability K-12 References

Duncan, A. (2014). The threat of educational stagnation and complacency. Education Digest, 79(7), 23-27. Retrieved from https://www.eddigest.com

Kress, S., Zechmann, S., & Schmitten, J. M. (2011). When performance matters: The past, present, and future of consequential accountability in public education. Harvard Journal on Legislation, 48(1), 185-234. Retrieved from http://www.law.harvard.edu/studorgs/jol/

Madaus, G., & Russell, M. (2011). Paradoxes of high-stakes testing. Journal of Education, 190(1/2), 21-30. Retrieved from http://www.bu.edu/journalofeducation

Senechal, D. (2013). Measure against measure: Responsibility versus accountability in education. Arts Education Policy Review, 114, 47-53. doi:10.1080/10632913.2013.769828

Accountability Higher Education References

Bresciani, M. J. (2013). Afterword: Considerations for future practice of assessment and accountability. New Directions For Student Services2013(142), 99-105. doi:10.1002/ss.20053

Johnson, N. (2013). Can higher education accountability be both fair and transparent? Lessons from context for success. Change45(1), 40-47. doi: 10.1080/00091383.2013.749147

Mehta, J. (2014). When professions shape politics: The case of accountability in K-12 and higher education. Educational Policy, 28(6), 881-915. doi: 10.1177/0895904813492380

Welch, E. H. (2011). Perspectives: Pursuing quality in higher education. Change, 43(1), 28-30.

Assessment in Higher Education References

Bresciani, M. J. (2013). Afterword: Considerations for Future Practice of Assessment and Accountability. New Directions For Student Services2013(142), 99-105. doi:10.1002/ss.20053

Hernández, R. (2012). Does continuous assessment in higher education support student learning?. Higher Education64(4), 489-502.

Webber, K. (2012). The Use of Learner-Centered Assessment in US Colleges and Universities. Research In Higher Education53(2), 201-228.

Welch, E. H. (2011). Perspectives: Pursuing quality in higher education. Change43(1), 28-30.

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