A Look at 'Surprise Schools'

That's the term that Extra Credit columnist Jay Mathews uses to describe schools that defy conventional wisdom by performing well in The Washington Post's Challenge Index while also have a high percentage of students from low income families. Click here to see Mathews's take on what might be going on with the phenomenon.

By Focus on Fairfax |  January 10, 2008; 12:24 PM ET  | Category:  Schools
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