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Tagged: Arizona Principals Working Under a Label

Abstract ABSTRACT External accountability is embedded in every school system across the United States. This dissertation study focuses on how ten principals negotiate the accountability system placed upon their school by the state of Arizona. The federal accountability policy, No Child Left Behind (NCLB), requires that states use a standardized assessment to document student achievement. Arizona's policy to meet the federal requirements of NCLB is Arizona Learns (AZLearns). AZLearns outlines the formulas for determining which schools are achieving and which schools need to improve. Each school is tagged with a label annually. The labels are Excelling, Highly Performing, Performing Plus, Performing, Underperforming and Failing. The foundation of... (more)
Created Date 2011
Contributor Mcneil, David Michael (Author) / Davey, Lynn (Advisor) / Mccarty, Teresa (Committee member) / Donofrio, Robert (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Education Policy / Educational leadership / Accountability / HIgh Stakes Testing / Organizational Capacity / Performance Labels / Principals
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 187 pages
Language English
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Note Ed.D. Educational Administration and Supervision 2011
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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