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Class Struggle: February, 2013

Posted at 01:00 AM ET, 02/27/2013

Biggest study ever says KIPP gains substantial

Many educators have wondered if the KIPP charter schools deserve their reputation. A new study says yes.

By Jay Mathews  |  01:00 AM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 02/20/2013

Missed challenges more worrisome than tests

Missed challenges are more of a threat to our schools than too many tests

By Jay Mathews  |  11:00 AM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 02/17/2013

More high school may be bad for this student

Chris dreamed of high school graduation, but moving to Maryland set him back. Should he still try?

By Jay Mathews  |  04:48 PM ET, 02/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 02/10/2013

Sad failure of two inspectors general in D.C. schools

Two recent inspector general reports seem mystified by cheating charges in D.C. They ignored the evidence.

By Jay Mathews  |  01:12 PM ET, 02/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:33 AM ET, 02/06/2013

Why U.S. schools are better than we think

Feeling blue about all the countries with better schools than ours? A new study will cheer you up.

By Jay Mathews  |  01:33 AM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 02/03/2013

Why much-praised KIPP D.C. expels kids

Do charter schools expel students to get test scores up? Not in the case of KIPP, but expulsion is an issue.

By Jay Mathews  |  02:00 PM ET, 02/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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