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The GED and the Rise of Contextless Accountability.

  title={The GED and the Rise of Contextless Accountability.},
  author={Ethan Hutt},
  journal={Teachers College Record},
  • Ethan Hutt
  • Published 2014
  • Political Science
  • Teachers College Record
Background/Context: Policy discussions in the U.S. and abroad have become increasingly studded with reference to the results of international tests like PISA. Unlike most assessments, PISA is not designed to measure whether students have mastered a particular school curriculum but rather provide a measure of students’ ability to meet future challenges irrespective of where in the world they live. Though growing in influence, the concept of a “contextless” form of accountability has an important… Expand
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