Accountability systems themselves don’t close gaps or improve achievement; only the hard work of educators and students can do that. But done right, these systems can:
- Set clear goals for people to rally around — goals that are meaningful, ambitious, and achievable;
- Provide information to parents, educators, and community members about how schools are doing;
- Prompt and support improvement where it’s needed; and
- Protect taxpayer investment in education.
To advance strong, equity-focused accountability systems like these, we:
Testimony of Kati Haycock, President, The Education Trust before the United States Senate, Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee
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