Accountability Is More Than a Test Score

Stephan Turnipseed, Linda Darling-Hammond

Abstract


The number one quality business leaders look for in employees is creativity and yet the U.S. education system undermines the development of the higher-order skills that promote creativity by its dogged focus on multiple-choice tests. Stephan Turnipseed and Linda Darling- Hammond discuss the kind of rich accountability system that will help students develop into the skilled adults that modern business and industry require. 


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accountability; business leaders; testing; creativity

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14507/epaa.v23.1986

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