What is meant by accountability?. Accountability refers to having shared goals and responsibility for the effectiveness of our educational system in reaching those goals. The term can apply to: students, teachers, schools, districts, states, and the national educational system. .
The term can apply to: students, teachers, schools, districts, states, and the national educational system.
Standards are created by groups of people, usually including experts and educators. Content standards, for example, represent what the group of people who made them think is important for students to know and be able to do.Standards are most effective when there is wide agreement that they represent important educational goals.
state and/or national standards.
Standards-based reform is when content standards are the driving force for change in the educational system.