Monthly Archives: February 2013

Bear in the Details: Codifying Community-Based Accountability’s Process

Our work group has had many questions on how a Community-Based Accountability process would occur on the local level (For CI’s full thread on Community-Based Accountability go here). I noted in a prior post that California had recently developed a Local Control and Accountability plan as part of their school finance reforms. I also noted in an earlier post that

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Thoughts for TX House Public Ed Committee on HB5

If you loosely based the generations of accountability in Texas on the testing regime, you could say that with the STAAR, Texas is in the midst of its third generation of accountability (Pre-NCLB TAAS being the first and Post-NCLB TAKS the second). We know that the state currently spends nearly $100 million a year for Texas school exams and will

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