School testing culture and teacher satisfaction

  title={School testing culture and teacher satisfaction},
  author={William C. Smith and Jessica Holloway},
  journal={Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability},
Teachers, as frontline providers of education, are increasingly targets of accountability reforms. Such reforms often narrowly define ‘teacher quality’ around performative terms. Past research suggests holding teachers to account for student performance measures (i.e. test scores) damages their job satisfaction, including increasing stress and burnout. This article examines whether the relationship between test-based accountability and teacher satisfaction can be, in part, explained by the… 
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