Archive: January 11, 2009 - January 17, 2009

Friday Quiz, Take Six

Students in Fairfax just finished retaking the statewide Standards of Learning tests. This round of exams is for kids who recently moved to Virginia or who failed the first time around. For a glimpse of the kinds of Algebra II...

By Washington Post Editors | January 16, 2009; 10:52 AM ET | Comments (0)

The Homework Debate

I have been bogged down with a head cold and I'm behind in my math class. As lesson after lesson on quadratics passes me by, I see my homework assignments piling up. The quarter is nearing an end and the...

By Michael Alison Chandler | January 15, 2009; 1:03 PM ET | Comments (7)

What's Your Advice For The Next Administration?

Today’s education page in the Washington Post features a series of letters to Education Secretary nominee Arne Duncan. Reporter Valerie Strauss asked some experts -- including a university chancellor, a school superintendent, and an education professor -- to send in...

By Michael Alison Chandler | January 11, 2009; 10:22 PM ET | Comments (4)

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