Mandeville, G.K. (1994).
The South Carolina experience with incentives.
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examines South Carolina’s educational improvement plans of the mid-1990s.
Discussion points include ways to operationalize and adjust for school
background factors. The chapter also provides a literature review of
accountability/reward studies and modeling random effects.