Topic: Public school accountability system

School Ratings Rise As Graduation Rates Fall, University of Texas at Austin, Rice Study Shows

Feb. 18, 2008

A new study by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and Rice University reveals that Texas' public school accountability system, the model for the national No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), directly contributes to lower graduation rates, a new study by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and Rice University shows.

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