We moved my annual Challenge Index rankings of American high schools from Newsweek to washingtonpost.com. On Friday May 20 we will unveil the new list on washingtonpost.com. The Post will have a special section for the list in the Sunday paper for May 22.
This year we ranked more than 1,900 schools, all those that met our standard of having given at least as many college-level tests in 2010 as they had graduating seniors.
The Washington Post’s (formerly Newsweek’s) annual rankings of the most challenging U.S. high schools come out in the spring with an addition I thought I would never see: private schools. I think this will help parents who wonder wh... Read Post
There he goes again. (Sigh.) My colleague Jay Mathews, the unrivaled dean of education writers, has just produced his 2011 High School Challenge list. (Double sigh.) We are being treated to a national ranking of public high schools,... Read Post