Quadrennial Milepost Accountability Testing in Kentucky

by Brian M. Stecher, Sheila Barron

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Kentucky provides an opportunity to study a high-stakes test-based accountability system that uses milepost testing to see how schools react to the accountability pressures. Kentucky has been in the forefront of the test-based accountability movement, and many states have looked to Kentucky when designing their own accountability systems. Hence, lessons learned in Kentucky will be immediately relevant to other states.

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