John Adams' Promise (ESSAY 3)
In this era of accountability in education, teachers are asked to be accountable for student results as never before. In Montgomery County, MD, this accountability appears in the written evaluation of every teacher. This paper describes: (a) how this accountability avoids a reductionist numbers game tied to test scores; and (b) how joint responsibility for student learning has come about through a powerful alliance of union and administrative leaders.
This is referred to on page 7 of The Skillful Teacher 7th Edition.