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On the Horizon: State Accountability Systems

Student Achievement and School Accountability Conference
October 2002

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Accountability: The Indifferent

Systems that fit the definition of accountability but not the intent.

Systems that have no power to change instruction and do not expect to.

Systems that expect progress at a snail's pace.