Latest from Jay Mathews

National director Trevor Packer has focused on expanding the program to more students from disadvantaged backgrounds

  • Oct 23, 2018

A math professor says they hold students back. But maybe not.

  • Oct 21, 2018

The creator of a student research journal pleads for depth, so far in vain.

  • Oct 11, 2018

A survey indicates a problem, but administrators and teachers appear to be working on it.

  • Oct 7, 2018

One counselor suggests the emphasis should be on making sure students get a degree.

  • Sep 28, 2018

A new study paints a complex portrait of success in high school and college.

  • Sep 21, 2018

Some 1.8 million children in the United States are home-schooled.

  • Sep 13, 2018

Sometimes, students who should get in don’t.

  • Sep 7, 2018

Residency programs reject the practice of theory first, teaching later.

  • Aug 31, 2018

Many private colleges accept community college transfers, but the bad news outweighs the good.

  • Jan 28, 2016
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