John's Recent Stories
Education Aug 05Longtime NewsHour education correspondent John Merrow retires
I have some news: I am retiring from the PBS NewsHour and Learning Matters. For the past 41 years I have been covering public education mostly here in the USA but also in China, Hong Kong, France and Spain.
Education May 27Why failure is crucial for a student’s success
Students need to know that adults try and fail and fail and fail -- and keep on trying.
Education May 1327 resources on education, from a reporter who’s covered it
When my wife and I moved recently, the process forced me to dig through piles of stuff and discard what I didn’t care enough about to pack and then unpack. In the process I came across some really good stuff,…