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Why not a Jefferson High for poor kids?

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Thu, 11/01/2012
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Washington Post

While we wonder what should be done about our region’s most demanding public high school — Thomas Jefferson— having

School office can mislead parents

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Fri, 08/24/2012
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Washington Post

The beginning of the school year is full of misunderstandings between the

Let charters bloom. Let teachers be creative.

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Mon, 08/06/2012
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Washington Post

Gary Petrazzuolo is a Northern Virginia biochemist who understands complicated statistics. His youngest daughter attends Falls Church High School in Fairfax County.

Nothing can replace a good teacher

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Wed, 07/18/2012
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Washington Post

Those who hope 21st-century technological wonders will save our schools should read a recent lawsu

No more excuses for U.S. schools

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Tue, 12/13/2011
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Washington Post

Many Americans, including me, are skeptical of efforts to portray our public schools as failures compared with those in the rest of the world

What’s wrong with parents visiting a school?

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Thu, 12/08/2011
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Washington Post

Paula Prosper worried that her son was not ready for the differences between his private Montessori school and the public Fairfax County seve

New book that examines dropout issue is a masterpiece

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Fri, 10/28/2011
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Washington Post

Some books explain everything, like the Bible, The Bill James Baseball Abstract and (a personal favorite) Charlie Brown’s Super Book of Questions and Answers.

There’s hope for a Fairfax charter school

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Sun, 10/09/2011
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I think, but I am not sure, that Jay Mathews admires Eric Welch as an educational innovator who has developed a potentially game-changing plan for a charter school in Fairfax County [

Schools march won’t unite us, but so what?

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Thu, 07/28/2011
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Washington Post

Thousands of educators and supporters are expected to be marching, rallying and talking in Washington this week in support of public schools.

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