Accountability, assessment, and teacher commitment : lessons from Kentucky's reform efforts / edited by Betty Lou Whitford and Ken Jones

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Subjects: Educational accountability--Kentucky--Case studies
Educational tests and measurements--Kentucky--Case studies
School improvement programs--Kentucky--Case studies
Teachers--Kentucky--Case studies
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, c2000
Series: SUNY series, restructuring and school change
LC Classification: L, LB
Table of Contents: List of Figures
List of Tables
Foreword / Patricia A. Wasley
Acknowledgements
Introduction / Betty Low Whitford, Ken Jones 1
Pt. I. Overview
1. Kentucky Lesson: How High Stakes School Accountability Undermines a Performance-Based Curriculum Vision / Betty Lou Whitford, Ken Jones 9
Pt. II. Inside Schools and Classrooms
2. Constructs from the Classroom: A Perspective on Reform / Terry I. Brooks 27
3. A Multi-Age/Multi-Ability Primary Classroom in Action / Christy D. McGee 49
4. "The More Mathematics You Know, the Better Your Life Is Going to Be" / Ken Jones, Betty Lou Whitford 71
5. Teacher Community and Commitment: A Case Study of a High School Social Studies Department / Letitia Hochstrasser Fickel 89
6. The Tortuous Journey toward School Reform: A Middle School's Efforts within the Context of a State-Mandated, High-Stakes Accountability System / Jan Calvert, Donna Gaus, Gordon Ruscoe 109
7. Teacher Responses to Rewards and Sanctions: Effects of and Reactions to Kentucky's High-Stakes Accountability Program / Patricia J. Kannapel, Pamelia Coe, Lola Aagaard 127
Pt. III. Alternative Approaches to Accountability
8. A Teacher Appraisal Invention Process: Developing Commitment to Accountability / Linda Shelor 149
9. The View from Maine: Developing Learner-Centered Accountability in a Local Control State / David Ruff, Debra Smith, Lynne Miller 163
10. A New Look at School Accountability / Anne Wheelock 179
Pt. IV. Reactions
11. State and School Level Accountability Dilemmas / Jon Snyder 201
12. Success Needs Time to Grow / A. Richardson Love, Jr. 211
13. The Need to Broaden Accountability in Order to Foster Leadership / Marilyn Hohmann 219
14. Reaching All Students: The Real Challenge of Reform / Dick Corbett 225
Pt. V. Summary and Conclusions
15. The Next Generation of School Accountability / Ken Jones, Betty Lou Whitford 233
About the Authors 247
Name Index 253
Subject Index 257
Additional Authors: Whitford, Betty Lou
Jones, Ken, 1949-
Notes: LCCN: 99021286
ISBN: 0791444090 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0791444104 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Physical Description: xvi, 267 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 40862182
ISBN/ISSN: 0791444090
0791444104

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