The federal government is responsible for adequately funding mandated special education services.


The truth about diversity data is more nuanced than what taxpayers have been led to believe.


If students persist in bullying after attempts to intervene have failed, they should be expelled.


Students have a reasonable expectation to personal privacy when they are on school grounds.


The surest way to get admitted to a dream college is to have parents who are mega donors.


Effective writing cannot be taught in the traditional way.


If voters want their dollars to be used at Catholic schools, they first need to amend their state Constitution.


Vocational education would gain greater respect if the media gave more coverage to the world championship of vocational skills.


Even the best teachers by themselves cannot turnaround persistently failing schools.


Performance assessment has better predictive value than any standardized test now in existence.


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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