Latest from Jay Mathews
Ever add up all the things you learned outside school?
  • Oct 24, 2020
It depends on what you say and how you say it.
  • Oct 17, 2020
Literacy instruction without content hurts reading proficiency, a study found.
  • Oct 11, 2020
Jefferson students are smart, but less than 2 percent are poor.
  • Oct 3, 2020
A ballot measure would end the ban on favoring groups that have suffered discrimination.
  • Sep 27, 2020
With a new book, a higher education journalist suggests fresh thinking on the admission system.
  • Sep 20, 2020
Tap retired wordsmiths to edit pieces students have written to give lessons a boost.
  • Sep 11, 2020
Distractions of “summer melt” threaten long-laid plans for higher education.
  • Aug 27, 2020
Test scores don’t reveal as much as grades do.
  • Aug 14, 2020
Couple paid half the cost of private school for one-on-one instruction.
  • Aug 9, 2020