Category Archives: TJ Summer School for Stragglers

WaPo Emma Brown Parent group pushing for TJ admission changes

The Thomas Jefferson High School admissions test is not hard enough and doesn’t qualify students good enough or advanced enough in intro algebra for the work at TJ.  This results in the need for remedial teaching this summer at TJ … Continue reading

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Re: Thomas Jefferson High School Letter from Algebra 2/Trigonometry Professional Learning Community

The  Thomas Jefferson High School of Science and Technology is having problems admitting students who are not prepared for math.  This has created a scandal being followed by Emma Brown at the Washington Post and Lisa Gartner at the Washington … Continue reading

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Re: Lisa Gartner Thomas Jefferson HS adds summer classes, help sessions for struggling students

Lisa Gartner at the Washington Examiner writes: Thomas Jefferson HS adds summer classes, help sessions for struggling students This supports John Dell’s WaPo piece. The article cites the letter already posted by this blog after it was kindly sent by … Continue reading

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