Presents the latest scholarship in performance measurement strategies in the field of evaluation. This important resource combines cutting-edge theory and practice of performance management in the United States and abroad.

Performance Measurement and Educational Accountability: The U.S. Case

Educational performance measurement systems have always been an important part of educational program administration. Throughout the 1990s, the role of these systems in the international arena has shifted toward management for results and accountability, reflecting “New Public Management” (NPM; Behn, 2001).1 The U.S. educational accountability context reflects this change, particularly since the passage of the No Child ...

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