Stories by John Merrow

John Merrow is a veteran education reporter for PBS, NPR, and dozens of national publications. He is President of Learning Matters, a 501(c)(3) media production company based in New York and focused on education. His new book, Addicted to Reform: A 12 Step Program to Rescue Public Education, will be out in August. subscribe to John Merrow's feed

Posted on: Jul 15, 2017, Source: The Merrow Report

Overheated celebrations of DC's education miracle perpetuate fantasy that top-down, data-driven, test-centric ‘reform’ works

Posted on: Dec 5, 2012, Source: Taking Note

A look at the remarkable impact schools can have in the wake of devastation.