Class Struggle: J. Martin Rochester

Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 10/31/2010

Outrage at banning spelling tests

J. Martin Rochester,, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor of Political Science at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, is our guest columnist. He is a close student of the evolution of American education practices, and often warns of the deterioration of standards.

By Jay Mathews  |  06:00 PM ET, 10/31/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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