Class Struggle by Jay Mathews, Education Columnist
The Demarees of Bethesda seem to be a normal American family, but wait. They didn't tell their children what their SAT scores were? They didn't do test prep? They didn't hire tutors? Could they have the answer to America's obsession with college admission?
Is America's best high school soft on math? (Post, February 27, 2011; 11:29 PM)
Jay Mathews: Md. teachers' support shows why state civics exam must be saved (Post, February 20, 2011; 10:43 PM)
Michelle Rhee's tenure in D.C. gets critical look in Richard Whitmire's 'Bee Eater' (Post, February 13, 2011; 6:03 PM)
Harriett Ball, teacher who inspired KIPP charter schools, dies at 64 (Post, February 10, 2011; 12:40 AM)
High-schoolers' 'recess': Benefit or brain drain? (Post, February 6, 2011; 7:10 PM)
Prepare your middle-schooler for college (, February 3, 2011; 12:00 PM)
Too much 'Glee,' not enough studying, in TV shows about high school (Post, January 30, 2011; 5:36 PM)
Is KIPP abandoning the neediest kids? (Post, January 23, 2011; 6:10 PM)
Who needs school boards? (Post, January 16, 2011; 7:07 PM)
Who needs school boards? (Post, January 16, 2011; 6:15 PM)
Why history book mistakes can be good (Post, January 9, 2011; 6:17 PM)
Let's be open: There's no logic in 'test security' (By Jay Mathews, January 7, 2011; 12:33 AM)
Winter break student enrichment made easy (By Jay Mathews, December 24, 2010; 12:33 AM)
What some call cheating can help learning (Post, December 23, 2010; 10:18 PM)
To gauge safety better, schools need to survey teachers regularly (Post, December 19, 2010; 7:09 PM)
When schools don't communicate well with parents (By Jay Mathews, December 15, 2010; 11:56 PM)
Raising school achievement isn't enough - D.C. principals must also keep order (Post, December 12, 2010; 5:58 PM)
Urban schools don't need gifted-and-talented chief (By Jay Mathews, December 8, 2010; 9:11 PM)
What happens at school stays at school: When students can't bring old tests home (Post, December 5, 2010; 6:30 PM)
If your child resists college search (Post, November 28, 2010; 7:26 PM)
Let each high school decide how to motivate students (Post, November 21, 2010; 8:16 PM)
High schoolers failing county final in Montgomery school system? No problem. (Post, November 14, 2010; 6:03 PM)
Diversity is a tough test for Thomas Jefferson High, the country's most selective school (Post, November 7, 2010; 7:13 PM)
CLASS STRUGGLE: H-B can't live down its good reputation (Post, October 21, 2010)
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