Accountability systems are a mechanism for ensuring that all students receive quality educational services, by identifying which educational institutions are supporting students so that they succeed, and which educational institutions need work. Accountability can provide a process for how resources, attention, and support are allocated for continuous institutional and systemic improvement.
This forum explored potential non-academic indicators that might be ready and appropriate for inclusion in state accountability systems under ESSA.
- July 25, 2016
Andrew Shachat explains why he is worried about social and emotional learning within ESSA’s fifth indicator.