International Research on the Impact of Accountability Systems: Teacher Education Yearbook XV presents multiple perspectives from well-known teachers and researchers involved in the creation and maintenance of accountability systems both nationally and globally. It will help educators, policymakers, and communities make considerate and productive decisions when designing and assessing accountability systems.
Louise F. Deretchin, Ph.D., is director of higher education for the Houston A+ Challenge and cofounder of the Regional Faculty. Cheryl J. Craig, Ph.D., is a professor of curriculum and instruction at the University of Houston and coordinator of the teaching and teacher education program.
Part 1 Foreword Part 2 Introduction Part 3 Division 1: Philosophy, History, and Design of Accountability Systems Chapter 4 The Uses and Abuses of Measurement Chapter 5 Teachers' Self-Understanding in Times of Performativity Chapter 6 Standards and Accountability Part 7 Division 2: Impact and Consequences of Accountability Systems Chapter 8 Accountability Systems and Program Evaluation Chapter 9 Revisiting the Impact of High-Stakes Testing on Student Outcomes from an International Perspective Chapter 10 Broken Promises, High Stakes, and Consequences for Native Americans Chapter 11 Accountability Systems' Narrowing Effect on Curriculum in the United States: A Report within an Elementary Education Teacher Certification Program Chapter 12 The Impact of Standardized Testing on Teachers' Pedagogy in Three 2nd-Grade Classrooms of Varied Socio-Economic Settings Part 13 Division 3: Perceptions and Perspectives of Accountability Systems Chapter 14 No Teacher Educator Left Behind Chapter 15 Critique through Visual Data Chapter 16 No Child Left Behind and Accountability through a Democratic Lens Part 17 Division 4: Underpinnings of Powerful Accountability Systems Chapter 19 The Antecedents of Success Chapter 20 Creating a Learning Space for Educators Chapter 21 Lessons from Te Kotahitanga for Teacher Education Chapter 22 Summary and Implications Chapter 22 Afterword