Eliminating preschool because its cognitive benefits fade by the third grade is unthinkable.

Prescription for success at some high poverty schools has limited application to others.

Only students from affluent families have the luxury of choosing a major based on its intellectual appeal alone.

Shielding children from anxious situations does them an unintended disservice in the long run.

A better America depends on parents able to provide their children with the essentials for learning.

Catholic schools will survive because of the Education Investment Incentives Act.

What about an academic super bowl?

If we grade schools, why don't we grade parents too?

We continue to throw good money after bad on standardized testing because we can't admit we were wrong.

Students become more disengaged with each year they spend in school.

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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