Oregon English Journal
Educational accountability, Educational tests and measurements
The standards-based system provides feedback and accountability, and, more importantly, it challenges educators to re-examine basic assumptions about teaching, learning, and schooling. These assumptions are changing as a result of the standards-based system, and this has positively affected practices in the classroom.
Stevens, D.D. (1999). Feedback, accountability and the standards-based system. Oregon English Journal, 21 (2), 2-4.