Latest from Jay Mathews
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John Holt founded the Unschooling Movement, letting kids educate themselves. Will it make a comeback?
  • Apr 1, 2020
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Decision opens way for colleges to solve their similar testing crisis in pandemic
  • Mar 25, 2020
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This is the time of year when state standardized tests start. In 2020, that may not happen.
  • Mar 19, 2020
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Neither Democratic presidential candidate offers programs to boost student achievement.
  • Mar 14, 2020
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It takes far too long to qualify under current rules. If you move, you lose.
  • Mar 6, 2020
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At issue is the best way to determine whether a student is at risk of developing reading difficulties.
  • Feb 28, 2020
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The result can be squandered potential.
  • Feb 20, 2020
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Some educators oppose dipping into pensions. Some scholars call for new ways of evaluating teachers.
  • Feb 14, 2020
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All too often, the taller candidate wins. But height has no bearing on leadership skills.
  • Feb 12, 2020
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Hoover Institution analysis offers an unlikely, but still interesting, solution to an old problem.
  • Feb 5, 2020
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