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Class Struggle: July 12, 2009 - July 18, 2009

Jay on the Web: Will Technology Save Our Kids?

Looking ahead, education policy soothsayers Terry M. Moe and John E. Chubb see our electronic miracle devices finally doing what we have long been promised — making our children better educated. I would shrug their new book off as more...

By Washington Post Editors  |  July 17, 2009; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Jay on the Web  
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Metro Monday: Should High Schools Bar Average Students From College-Level Courses and Tests?

Fifteen years ago, when I discovered that many good high schools prevented average students from taking demanding courses, I thought it was a fluke, a mistake that would soon be rectified. I had spent much time inside schools that...

By Washington Post Editors  |  July 13, 2009; 3:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Metro Monday  | Tags: Advanced Placement, Cambridge, International Baccalaureate, classes, high school  
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