It's hard to know if sexual scandals are new or merely newly reported.

Soft skills are certainly important, but they need to be modeled and taught at home and in the early grades.

Parents are responsible for instilling in their children a respect for education.

If teacher pensions and salaries are as lavish as reformers claim, then why are not more college graduates flocking to the field?

Data about the premium attached to a bachelor's degree are based on on past decades when conditions were entirely different.

Invoking ministerial exception is more about preventing unionization than about theology.

Anything that makes students more open to learning is worthwhile exploring in depth.

High expectations by themselves cannot guarantee the same high student outcomes.

So much of the effectiveness of a teacher is the direct result of the students inherited.

Bullying leaves indelible scars that are not always visible.

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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