Latest from Jay Mathews

School heads don’t mention how much those challenging courses help public schools.

  • Jul 15, 2018

A worried Duke Ellington parent insists she lives in the city. She hopes officials believe her.

  • Jul 8, 2018

Administrators at a Virginia high school cited a federal privacy law. The parents are angry.

  • Jul 1, 2018

He couldn’t understand at the time why that college and other selective schools seemed to shrug off their accomplishments.

  • Jun 24, 2018

College is fine, but graduates learn much in the military. I know I did.

  • Jun 17, 2018

Two former English teachers explain why volunteers like themselves are rarely used.

  • Jun 10, 2018

Scholars struggle to answer that question against great odds.

  • Jun 3, 2018

A 9-year-old’s take: The tests were tedious. The test computers were fun.

  • May 27, 2018

BASIS DC students must take at least seven Advanced Placement courses.

  • May 20, 2018

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

  • Jan 28, 2016
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