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Class Struggle: July, 2013

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 07/24/2013

A visionary’s final ideas on fixing high schools

Ted Sizer was both scholar and reformer, and he left some intriguing concepts for change.

By Jay Mathews  |  04:06 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:37 AM ET, 07/21/2013

Why do schools refuse to send exams home?

It is a growing policy that irritates parents, but school districts don’t seem to care.

By Jay Mathews  |  02:37 AM ET, 07/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 07/14/2013

Why top teacher ignores latest reform directives

I think Rafe Esquith is America’s best teacher. So why is he telling educators to disobey orders?

By Jay Mathews  |  02:03 PM ET, 07/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 07/10/2013

Why schools refuse to let exams go home

Howard Kass wanted to help his son figure out his math exam mistakes. The school said no.

By Jay Mathews  |  01:37 PM ET, 07/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:29 PM ET, 07/06/2013

Inside the class of America’s best teacher

Rafe Esquith is a wonder in many ways. Listen to his lesson on bathroom breaks.

By Jay Mathews  |  10:29 PM ET, 07/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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