The Answer Sheet: What say you


Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 09/23/2013

Read Eric Cantor’s ‘major’ education speech

He went to Philadelphia and didn’t mention the crisis facing the Phillie school system. But he did praise vouchers and charter schools.

By Valerie Strauss  |  03:25 PM ET, 09/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Education Policy, What He Said And Didn't Say

Posted at 05:02 AM ET, 07/01/2013

New York's graduation gap widens

What' the data really shows about New York's graduation gap.

By Valerie Strauss  |  05:02 AM ET, 07/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Graduation Rates, What Officials Didn't Say

Posted at 05:14 PM ET, 03/29/2013

Michelle Rhee, a private school parent?

The very outspoken Michelle Rhee appears to be uncomfortable talking about where her children go to school in Nashville. Public or private? And why does it matter?

By Valerie Strauss  |  05:14 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michelle Rhee, She Won't Say

Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 01/16/2013

Michelle Rhee and the missing memo

There's a new twist in the story about whether or not there was cheating on standardized tests in D.C. public schools during the period when Michelle Rhee was chancellor.

By Valerie Strauss  |  03:37 PM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michelle Rhee, Standardized Tests and Cheating, What Does It Say?

Posted at 02:54 PM ET, 12/13/2012

The University of Virginia's big problem

An accrediting agency has put the University of Virginia on "warning" for violating rules during last summer's leadership crisis, and the school's provost says U-Va.'s governing body is working on the problem. The problem is: The board can't work out the problem because the board, or at least the leadership, IS the problem.

By Valerie Strauss  |  02:54 PM ET, 12/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gov. McDonnell?, Helen Dragas, University of Virginia, What say you