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.

StudentsFirst is a thinly disguised corporate model.

Hiding the performance of bad teachers from future employers is unethical.

Don't be so accepting of mathematical formulas as the basis for credibility.

Teach for America gets fawning media coverage despite its mixed track record.

Closing schools for any reason other than performance or safety shortchanges students.

Schools can get better only if we first agree on what they should do.

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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