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How Dallas created accountability

AUG ’91

Citing technical problems, the school system’s research chief recommends postponing the use of the accountability system to evaluate teachers; the School Board votes for the postponement.

SEP ’91

The School Board approves the commission’s report and recommendations.

MAY ’92

Kress and another commission member win seats on the nine-member School Board, as do other candidates who backed the commission’s proposals.