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Getting clear about where we are going: results-oriented accountability as a tool for system reform

Corporate Name: National Institute for Literacy

Publisher: National Institute for Literacy

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: 1996

Distributor: National Institute for Literacy

Source Address: 1775 "I" Street, Suite 730

Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20206

Phone: 202-223-2025

Material Type: Descriptive/Project Description

Intended Audience: Policy Maker

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 21 p.

Subjects: Adult Basic Education; Adult Literacy; Adult Programs; Program Evaluation; National Programs; State Programs

Abstract:
This paper explores the movement toward results oriented accountability for adult basic education services funded by state and federal bureaucracies in the United States. Special emphasis is placed on two initiatives by the National Institute for Literacy: the Performance Measurement Reporting and Improvement Systems (PMRIS) Initiative and the Equipped for the Future (EFF) Initiative.

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