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Nebraska Report Urges Upgrade of Accreditation System

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Reflecting the growing nationwide interest in holding schools more accountable for student achievement, a new report commissioned by Nebraska's legislature calls for sweeping changes in the state's system of school evaluation and accreditation.

"There is no clear portrait of the condition of education in Nebraska,'' the report, released late last month, concludes. "Current evaluation processes more often measure quantity rather than quality.''

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