Latest from Jay Mathews

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

A new study shows that there may not be strength in numbers.

  • Dec 21, 2018

A Virginia teen battled to take the classes he wanted to take — and won.

  • Dec 13, 2018

Houston’s system shows why this daring idea is a money-saver in the long run.

  • Dec 7, 2018

Dozens of families accused of enrollment fraud at Ellington arts academy were cleared.

  • Nov 30, 2018

A story of helicopter parenting and a child who grew up to live in the White House.

  • Nov 21, 2018

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

  • Jan 28, 2016
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