The truth is that public schools have never done a particularly good job educating students new to these shores.
Higher salaries alone will not solve the teacher shortage in the long run.
Parents of special-needs students are most deserving of the right to choose any school, provided it is certified.
Failure to solve chronic absenteeism results in a bleak future for students.
If teachers unions are the villain, then why don't all union-free charter schools outperform unionized public schools?
Graduates will quickly learn, whether in college or the workplace, that they will be evaluated in one way or another.
So much of a teacher's effectiveness depends on the kind of students assigned.
Once students were viewed as customers, no demands were too outrageous.
Pre-testing can help identify what teachers have actually taught in their classes rather than what students have brought to their classes.
A school year with one-week breaks distributed periodically would enhance learning.