Standards 'charade'

October 24, 2003

Statisticians this week delivered a damning verdict on scientific standards applied in performance monitoring of higher education and other public services. A working party of the Royal Statistical Society claims performance indicators have become a costly charade that denies public accountability and damages rather than improves services.

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