Latest from Jay Mathews

Research shows kids in elementary school don’t benefit much from nighttime lessons.

  • Feb 21, 2019

The recent L.A. teachers’ strike highlighted the existential fight over the future of education.

  • Feb 17, 2019

They can pick their teachers, skip prerequisites and do different homework from their classmates.

  • Feb 7, 2019

Teenagers can take all the classes they want, and all the AP tests that accompany them.

  • Jan 31, 2019

Keep the test tubes, but include stories about the wonders — and failures — of research.

  • Jan 24, 2019

Chicago program finds success through emphasis on freshman courses.

  • Jan 19, 2019

These parents plead: Listen when we insist our child isn’t ready for advanced classes.

  • Jan 11, 2019

Officials at the nation’s largest charter network challenge the accuracy of the Arizona educator’s account.

  • Jan 5, 2019

Study shows women, unlike men, who go to top schools earn more than peers who went to less prestigious schools.

  • Dec 28, 2018

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

  • Jan 28, 2016
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