If a student disagrees with a teacher's instructional strategy, he should write an anonymous note outlining his concerns.


There is a lifetime earnings premium of more than $620,000 between highly and minimally selective colleges.


Peer Assistance and Review has the potential to transform underperforming teachers.


If money doesn't matter in providing a quality education, why do parents shell out $43,000 a year for tuition?


Great teachers are virtuosos who possess gifts that can be identified but not duplicated.


What better way to keep labor costs low than to increase the number of STEM workers here on H1-B visas?


It's hard to generate sympathy when two wealthy communities tangle over funding, but the struggle illustrates important principles.


Equal opportunity for all children is a slogan that can never become a reality in this country.


Placing video cameras in every classroom is reminiscent of Jeremy Bentham's Panopticon of the late 18th century.


Teachers often leave an indelible imprint on students in ways not reflected in the tests in widespread use.


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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