Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Third-Party Governance under No Child Left Behind: Accountability and Performance Management Challenges

This study explores how the Milwaukee public school district manages the organizations that provide tutoring and other supplemental educational services required under the federal No Child Left Behind Act. It also examines the relationship between the performance of service providers and their shares of the participating students and finds little correlation between the two.

Additional Info

  • Volume or issue no.: La Follette School Working Paper No. 2009-011 was published in 2010 as “Third-Party Governance under No Child Left Behind: Accountability and Performance Management Challenges in Supplemental Educational Services Provision” in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 20(1): 59-80.
  • Author(s): Carolyn J. Heinrich