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Educational Accountability: Using Practitioners’ Expertise

In my recent post about Opportunity America’s paper recommending higher education accountability measurements, I noted that the framework proposed by the Opportunity America research panel needed a lot more substance before I could support it. I was particularly troubled by the notion of using “completion” as a required tool to hold institutions accountable without any definition of completion. In particular, there should be more specific indications of which students are included in the denominator and which students are included in the numerator.