Latest from Jay Mathews
A study found that interruptions waste an equivalent of 10 to 20 school days a year.
  • Jul 5, 2020
Problem is not tests, but our pecking order pride
  • Jun 25, 2020
The chaos of a new pandemic school year could create opportunities for a longer school day.
  • Jun 19, 2020
An innovative California teacher wants every student taking some career and tech classes.
  • Jun 11, 2020
And they all serve mostly kids from low-income families.
  • Jun 3, 2020
Lessons must work, not just look good. Teachers must know them cold.
  • May 28, 2020
The College Board deserves credit, not lawsuits, for administering tests during a pandemic.
  • May 24, 2020
The rise of public school enrollment lotteries may help.
  • May 17, 2020
Two million students may take America’s biggest test alone, with no proctors.
  • May 7, 2020
A new study shows that grade inflation hurts learning.
  • May 1, 2020