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Heather J. Hough is executive director of the research partnership between the CORE Districts and Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE). Heather Hough, Emily Penner, Joe Witte, are authors of "Identity crisis: Multiple measures and the identification of schools under ESSA," published in August 2016 by Policy Analysis for California Education.

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How Should States Design Their Accountability Systems?

Education Next talks with Jeb Bush, Heather Hough, and Michael Kirst

California’s Dashboard Data Will Guide Improvement

In California, we’ve moved beyond assigning schools a single number score each year and are implementing a “dashboard” accountability system, to better capture and communicate multiple dimensions of school performance.

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