The latest technology is no substitute for traditional summer school.


By offering wraparound services, community schools have the potential to change the lives of disadvantaged students.


It is the duty of all parents to find the best education for the unique needs and interests of their own children.


It's impossible to produce graduates able to take their place in society without teaching ethics.


Licensing for public school teachers is essential for good reasons.


Schools that are called high fliers are outliers.


Given the importance of the first few years in a child's life, the disparity in pay between teachers in the field is disturbing.


It's time to grant vocational education the respect it deserves.


Eliminate the essay portion on the SAT or hire professional scorers who are allowed to use their individual judgment.


The truth is that public schools have never done a particularly good job educating students new to these shores.


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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