Do Unions Belong in Charter Schools?

The debate over the presence of teachers' unions in charter schools is a red herring.

Student-Parent Responsibility for Learning

Learning can take place in diverse classroom settings, but following certain basic rules is indispensable.

The Price for Six-Figure Teacher Salaries

Salaries of $100,000 are enticing, but at what price?

The New SAT Retains the Old Objective

Despite changes, the SAT must engineer score spread in order to stay in business.

Good Teachers Are Good Enough

The debate over whether great teachers are born or made is irrelevant.

Two New Strategies to Recruit Teachers

The cost of housing deters top educators from accepting positions in cities.

'Affirmative Consent' Won't Work in Sexual Situations

Sexual passion and rational thinking do not mix any more than oil and water.

Can Social Impact Bonds Help Schools?

Social impact bond results seem too good to be true.

Home Schooling Accountability

The issue is not where education takes place, but if it takes place.

Arts Education Takes a Hit in the Accountability Movement

For many students, music, art, theater and dance are their entire lives.

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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