There is a well orchestrated movement underway to abolish public schools.


If students still don't see the value of the education provided them even after counseling, I don't understand why we force them to attend.


I'd like to see the average annual income of humanities majors compared with that of plumbers, electricians and auto mechanics.


Technology allows instruction to be differentiated in ways that teachers only used to be able to dream about.


Testing is the third rail of education reform.


Teaching reading requires understanding cultural, social and historical factors.


Next to the quality of teachers, the greatest in-school factor for learning is the physical atmosphere.


What students do with knowledge is more important than possession of knowledge.


A longer school day and school year are counterproductive to learning.


If the purpose of the Parent Trigger Law is to help parents get a better education for their children, it needs to be rewritten.


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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