Latest from Jay Mathews
Tap retired wordsmiths to edit pieces students have written to give lessons a boost.
  • Sep 11, 2020
Distractions of “summer melt” threaten long-laid plans for higher education.
  • Aug 27, 2020
Test scores don’t reveal as much as grades do.
  • Aug 14, 2020
Couple paid half the cost of private school for one-on-one instruction.
  • Aug 9, 2020
Affluent neighborhood schools fall behind small charters, many with low-income kids
  • Jul 31, 2020
New Jersey district agrees not to quit on students in legal settlement.
  • Jul 26, 2020
They know ways to do things better. Will we let them try?
  • Jul 17, 2020
I wish Harriett Ball, who inspired KIPP, were here to write a new slogan with God’s help.
  • Jul 7, 2020
A study found that interruptions waste an equivalent of 10 to 20 school days a year.
  • Jul 5, 2020
Problem is not tests, but our pecking order pride
  • Jun 25, 2020