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Accountability, incentives and behavior

Brian Aaron Jacob

Accountability, incentives and behavior

the impact of high-stakes testing in the Chicago public schools

by Brian Aaron Jacob

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Educational tests and measurements -- Illinois -- Chicago.,
  • Academic achievement -- Illinois -- Chicago.,
  • Educational accountability -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesImpact of high-stakes testing in the Chicago public schools, High-stakes testing in the Chicago public schools
    StatementBrian A. Jacob.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 8968, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 8968.
    ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[69] p. :
    Number of Pages69
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22439638M

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