Blog Profile / Class Struggle

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Archived Since:April 20, 2011

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The only way to fix bad high schools is to start over

Despite one promising success, the District shrinks from a difficult truth at Ballou.

How to improve schools with more democracy

Even if letting educators and parents decide creates approaches we don’t like.

How you rate your school becomes important under new law

A Maryland teacher dares to rank schools with the highest staff morale in his district.

The story of a world-renowned teacher, accusations and a settlement

L.A. school board agrees to pay $150,000 of educator’s attorney fees.

Lessons in learning: Mao, a piñata and a 3-year-old American in Shanghai

Two families, decades apart, sent their children to a Chinese kindergarten — an education for the parents.

Why immigration proposal would have barred best teacher in America

Jaime Escalante had little English but big dreams, and he would have probably voted for Trump.

Top-performing schools with elite students

The Washington Post’s America’s Most Challenging High Schools list is designed to recognize schools that challenge average students. These schools are exceptional.

America’s Most Challenging High Schools 2017

See how more than 2,300 of the nation’s top high schools place in Jay Mathews’ annual rankings of how well schools challenge their students.

Deep thinking and writing bloom at an unlikely high school in the District

How a 100 percent low-income campus scored big on International Baccalaureate exams.

Why don’t schools encourage us to observe our children’s classes?

We could learn a lot, but our presence doesn’t fit with standard school culture.

States need to do better by their most talented students

A new federal education law creates an opportunity for school systems to make it more likely that their best students will reach their full potential.

Low-performing high school requires college-level course for graduation

All Cardozo seniors must take Advanced Placement English Literature. Will it work?

A principal berated a new teacher in front of his class. He needed her support instead.

She forced him to tell several classes how inferior he was. Why would a principal turn so quickly, publicly and viciously against a teacher who sought her help?

School forced help on a top student who didn’t need it

Daniel Guth was told he needed an extra support course if he wanted to take AP biology.

As a senior citizen, a self-driving car will be my godsend

It will be a more alert and more cautious driver than senior citizens like me will ever be.

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