Latest from Jay Mathews

A major charter school operator tracks graduates and make some unsettling discoveries.

  • May 16, 2019

A student labeled as learning disabled learned by doing — just like John Dewey said.

  • May 10, 2019

At one D.C. campus, a fraught conversation over race provides insights.

  • May 3, 2019

Seal of Biliteracy becomes a big deal on high school graduation night.

  • Apr 25, 2019

Are the wealthiest universities actually the best?

  • Apr 18, 2019

In some districts, erasing Robert E. Lee’s moniker is clear cut. Others might be less so.

  • Apr 12, 2019

A Harvard professor says too many schools are unaware of the help that is needed.

  • Apr 4, 2019

Vincent E. Reed inspired a generation and battled the school board to create a vibrant new campus.

  • Mar 30, 2019

Memo to desperate parents: Ultra-selective colleges don’t guarantee great success.

  • Mar 22, 2019

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

  • Jan 28, 2016
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