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Measuring Success: Accountability for Alternative Education

This policy brief aims to address four key opportunities states have both within and outside of ESSA to better understand and ultimately improve alternative education:

I. Definition: What is alternative education?
II. Accountability System: What structures can states put into place to ensure alternative settings are appropriately held accountable?
III. Accountability Measures: What measures can states consider that accurately reflect the quality of alternative settings?
IV. Continuous Improvement: How can states use accountability for alternative settings as a tool for continuous improvement?

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The American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF), a nonprofit, nonpartisan professional development organization based in Washington, DC, provides learning opportunities for policy leaders, practitioners, and researchers working on youth and education issues at the national, state, and local levels. AYPF’s events and policy reports are made possible by the support of a consortium of philanthropic foundations. For a complete list, click here.

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