3 edition of Democratic school accountability found in the catalog.
Democratic school accountability
Includes bibliographical references
|Statement||edited by Ken Jones|
|Contributions||Jones, Ken, 1949-|
|LC Classifications||LB2806.22 .D46 2006|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 253 p. :|
|Number of Pages||253|
|ISBN 10||1578864623, 1578864631|
|LC Control Number||2006002898|
7 Truths About Accountability That You Need To Know Accountability has to be a conscious deliberate choice which is implemented in a structured way. Rethinking Democratic Accountabilityby Robert D. Behn. Washing-ton, DC, Brookings Institution Press, pp. Cloth, $; pa-per, $ Thisbook takesan in-depthlookattheissue book goes through various understandings of the term “ accountability” from.
Chapters include: * Democratic learning and school effectiveness * Learning democracy in an age of mangerial accountability * Democratic leadership for school improvement in challenging contexts. This book will be of particular interest to anyone involved in school improvement and effectiveness, including academics and researchers in this field. Democratic accountability comprises justifications for these uses of power, combined with distributions of empowerments in such a way that those affected can sanction its : Khalid Bhatti.
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Democratic School Accountability addresses such concerns by defining and describing an alternate vision for school accountability. Working from a model adapted from the world of business, the contributors depict dimensions for school accountability based on democratic values and local : Ken Jones.
Democratic School Accountability book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. For what, to whom, and by what means should schools 4/5. Democratic Schools, Second Edition, shows in detail how educators can make a lasting difference by combining authentic, important lessons and a consistent, building- or system-wide focus on a critical and democratic and Beane once more convene seven of America's most creative democratic educators for a powerful conversation about how to build an education Cited by: For what, to whom, and by what means should schools be held accountable.
What are the purposes and goals of schooling in a democratic society. Democratic school accountability book can serve as a fair system of quality assurance for schools in a world of change and complexity.
Democratic School Accountability addresses such Price: $ ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Introduction: raising schools / Ken Jones A new model for school accountability / Ken Jones Connecting high-quality local assessment to teacher leadership / Delwyn L.
Harnisch, Ronald Shope, Mitzi Hoback, Michael. School accountability—the process of evaluating school performance on the basis of student performance measures—is increasingly prevalent around the world. In the United States, accountability has become a centerpiece of both Democratic and Republican federal administrations' education policies.
This chapter reviews the theory of school-based. How Democratic Schools Operate. A democratic school, as the term is used on this site, is a school where students are trusted to take responsibility for their own lives and learning, and for the school community.
At such a school, students choose their own activities and associate with whom they please. Accountability and Democratic Theory This book investigates a neglected phase of the history of ideas which can supply a useful compass for navigating the rough country I will show how the principle of democratic accountability was adapted for and applied to modern political conditions, arguably for the ﬁrst time File Size: KB.
Democratic Accountability for Development. Democratic accountability offers citizens and their representatives the means to voice concerns, demand explanations about, and, if need be, impose consequences for the performance of elected officials, and officials of public or private service providers.
Democratic education, the authors want us to understand, is possible in both urban and suburban contexts and with kids labeled gifted and talented as well as at risk.
It can also be created While I appreciated Democratic Schools' concepts and ideas, I must also document some of my frustrations with the book's organization and execution/5. Student accountability is traditionally based on hang school and classroom rules, combined with sanctions for infringement.
As defined by National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME), accountability is "A program, often legislated, that attributes the responsibility for student learning to teachers, school administrators, and/or students.
Democratic School Accountability Ken Jones (ed), Rowman and Littlefield Education; $ pap Foreword By Monty Neill Executive Director, FairTest For several decades, education in the U.S. has been increasingly under the sway of policies to improve public schools that focus on standards, tests and consequences.
The chapter then describes some existing arrangements from which elements of a democratic school accountability system can be adapted. Most important is the system of school accreditation that exists today in much of the country. The system is based on school inspections, but it does not presently provide an adequate means of accountability.
Agency, Reciprocity, and Accountability in Democratic Education Richard F. Elmore Graduate School of Education Harvard University and Consortium for Policy Research in Education August The current policy debate about accountability has triggered fundamental questions about the relationship between the democratic state and public schools.
The. Book Features: Proposes a new approach to reclaim accountability: democratic accountability in teacher education. Offers a historical overview of accountability in the era of education reform. Embraces accountability and reconstructs its targets, purposes, and consequences in keeping with the larger democratic project.
In Rethinking Democratic Accountability, Robert D. Behn examines the ambiguities, contradictions, and inadequacies in our current systems of accountability for finances, fairness, and performance.
Weaving wry observations with political theory, Behn suggests a new model of accountability with "compacts of collective, mutual responsibility" to Written: In Rethinking Democratic Accountability, Robert D.
Behn examines the ambiguities, contradictions, and inadequacies in our current systems of accountability for finances, fairness, and performance.
amongst democratic nations in the same proportion as their ignorance." Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America, Vol. 2, In a democracy, the principle of accountability holds that government officials — whether elected or appointed by those who have been elected — are responsible to the citizenry for their decisions and actions.
For what, to whom, and by what means should schools be held accountable. What are the purposes and goals of schooling in a democratic society. What can serve as a fair system of quality assurance for schools in a world of change and complexity. Democratic School Accountability addresses such concerns by defining and describing an alternate vision for Cited by: 4.
THE RATIONALE FOR SCHOOL-BASED ACCOUNTABILITY The current school-based accountability movement emerged out of a desire, partic-ularly seen in the United States and the United Kingdom beginning in the s in the Reagan and Thatcher eras, to measure performance in the public and nonprofit sectors (Figlio and Kenny, ).File Size: KB.
Much of what is wrong with test-based accountability is explored in articles found under The Case Against High-Stakes Testing.
Foreword by FairTest's Monty Neill to Ken Jones (ed) new book, Democratic School Accountability ; High Stakes vs. Democracy by Ken Jones, Examiner, Fall ; Alternative Approaches to Accountability.The approach taken in this book is to integrate the three perspectives around three themes: Democratic Schooling, Teaching Controversial Issues, and Accountability.
The scholars and school leaders who have contributed to the book do so from a wide international perspective.Accountability, Public Reporting, and the California High School Exit Exam A Report On The Readability Of The School Accountability Report Card (SARC) Principles for Equitable and Democratic School Choice.