Chapter 34. Accountability and Standards

  1. Bernard Spolsky and
  2. Francis M. Hult
  1. Alan Davies

Published Online: 10 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694138.ch34

The Handbook of Educational Linguistics

The Handbook of Educational Linguistics

How to Cite

Davies, A. (2008) Accountability and Standards, in The Handbook of Educational Linguistics (eds B. Spolsky and F. M. Hult), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694138.ch34

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405154109

Online ISBN: 9780470694138

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Keywords:

  • educational standards;
  • no child left behind project;
  • accountability;
  • English as a second language;
  • educational testing service

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • What is Accountability?

  • Accountability and Standards

  • Educational Standards

  • The PISA Project

  • Standards in Assessment

  • Conclusion