Melissa Buttles

Melissa Buttles
Research Intern,

Melissa Buttles was a research intern at WestEd; she was formerly at Lawyers for Children. She is a graduate of Princeton University.

updated 2004

Publications by Melissa Buttles
Successes, Challenges, and Opportunities for Improvement
Accountability for student performance is on the minds of everyone in U.S. education—from policymakers to district administrators to principals. While the federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) has claimed center stage in the national…
Educators Respond to Accountability
Across the nation, and in California in particular, it is impossible to ignore the increased emphasis on accountability and its impact on public school policies and practices. Accountability policy has gained wide support among state policymakers,…