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.

Religious schools don't possess diplomatic immunity.

Opting out of state testing to protect children from anxiety does them a disservice.

Faculty advisors for student newspapers have come a long way in establishing their rights but still have a long way to go to be true professionals.

In light of recent events, do doors act as a shield against outside or inside danger?

One incompetent CEO can make more in one year driving the company into the ground than 100 teachers can make in a lifetime successfully teaching students.

Assessment is an indispensable part of the learning process, but not all tests are sensitive enough to identify superior instruction.

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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