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Entries by John Merrow from 10/2010

'Race to Nowhere:' It's no 'Waiting for 'Superman', ' but it's Honest

| Posted 10.06.2010 | Education

"Race to Nowhere" is a film about how schools and parental pressure are affecting students' mental and emotional wellbeing -- that we are killing our kids, figuratively and sometimes literally.

Who Will Rescue Our Kids From Bullies?

| Posted 10.12.2010 | Education

We don't have the luxury of standing on the sidelines on this one, not parents and not school administrators either.

Michelle Rhee Resigns: What's Next for D.C. Schools?

| Posted 10.13.2010 | Education

The next Mayor has pledged to review the dismissals of any teachers let go because of the economy, but it's unlikely that he will attempt to rehire those teachers Ms. Rhee dismissed for cause.