School board members swear to uphold their state constitutions even when their personal beliefs are at odds.


With the cost of a bachelor's degree skyrocketing, parents and students are entitled to know what their investment is likely to return in earnings.


Vocational education courses for juniors and seniors in high school have their greatest impact.


Inculcating the importance of education begins with love and discipline in the home.


Even the best standardized test is no substitute for unobtrusive observations in measuring social skills.


Teacher licensing exists for a good reason.


It will take the coordinated efforts of all stakeholders to turn around persistently failing schools.


High teachers expectations have modest effects on student performance.


If yeshivas are not following state education law, parents are shortchanging their own children.


It's time to listen to teachers about what they need to effectively do their job.


The opinions expressed in Walt Gardner's Reality Check are strictly those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinions or endorsement of Editorial Projects in Education, or any of its publications.

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