Parents are responsible for instilling in their children a respect for education.

If teacher pensions and salaries are as lavish as reformers claim, then why are not more college graduates flocking to the field?

Data about the premium attached to a bachelor's degree are based on on past decades when conditions were entirely different.

Invoking ministerial exception is more about preventing unionization than about theology.

Anything that makes students more open to learning is worthwhile exploring in depth.

High expectations by themselves cannot guarantee the same high student outcomes.

So much of the effectiveness of a teacher is the direct result of the students inherited.

Bullying leaves indelible scars that are not always visible.

Expose seniors in college to the realities of the classroom in order to test their convictions.

Parents who are desperate to flee terrible schools deserve the right to do so.

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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