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Schools And Education Sayings By Amity Shlaes: With demands for special education or standardized test prep being shouted in their ears, public With demands for special education or standardized test prep being shouted in their ears, public schools can't always hear a parent when he says: 'I want my child to be able to write contracts in Spanish,' or, 'I want my child to shake hands firmly,' or, 'I want my child to study statistics and accounting, not calculus.' — Amity Shlaes
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Schools And Education Sayings By Eleanor Roosevelt: Those of us who believe in the right of any human being to belong to Those of us who believe in the right of any human being to belong to whatever church he sees fit, and to worship God in his own way, cannot be accused of prejudice when we do not want to see public education connected with religious control of the schools, which are paid for by taxpayers' money. — Eleanor Roosevelt
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Schools And Education Sayings By Andy Hargreaves: In high performing countries, principals are working with highly qualified teachers who come from the In high performing countries, principals are working with highly qualified teachers who come from the top tiers of the graduation range, who have been rigorously prepared in universities and through supervised practice in schools, and who remain in education for all of their careers. — Andy Hargreaves
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Schools And Education Sayings By Daniel Nathans: My education began in the public schools of Wilmington. During most of these years, from My education began in the public schools of Wilmington. During most of these years, from about age 10, I also worked at some job or other after school, on weekends, and in the summer months. — Daniel Nathans
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Schools And Education Sayings By Susan Mann: More ubiquitous mobile technologies have led to a significant shift from desktops and laptops to More ubiquitous mobile technologies have led to a significant shift from desktops and laptops to the use of mobile tablets. Australian schools are increasingly using apps as they become available to support education. — Susan Mann
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Schools And Education Sayings By Louis L'Amour: No matter how much I admire our schools, I know that no university exists that No matter how much I admire our schools, I know that no university exists that can provide an education; what a university can provide is an outline, to give the learner a direction and guidance. The rest one has to do for oneself. — Louis L'Amour
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Schools And Education Sayings By Michael Crichton: These kids were smart, they were enthusiastic, and they were young enough so that the These kids were smart, they were enthusiastic, and they were young enough so that the schools hadn't destroyed all their interest in learning. They could still actually use their brains, which in Thorne's view was a sure sign they hadn't yet completed a formal education. — Michael Crichton
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Schools And Education Sayings By Greg Mortenson: I have always been dismayed by the West's failure - or unwillingness - to recognize I have always been dismayed by the West's failure - or unwillingness - to recognize that establishing secular schools that offer children a balanced and nonextremist form of education is probably the cheapest and most effective way of combating this kind of indoctrination. — Greg Mortenson
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Schools And Education Sayings By Amanda Ripley: The question then was not what other countries were doing, but why. Why did these The question then was not what other countries were doing, but why. Why did these countries have this consensus around rigor? In the education superpowers, every child knew the importance of an education. These countries had experienced national failure in recent memory; they knew what an existential crisis felt like. In many U.S. schools, however, the priorities were muddled beyond recognition. Sports were central to American students' lives and school cultures in a way in which they were not in most education superpowers. Exchange students agreed almost universally on this point. Nine out of ten international students I surveyed said that U.S. kids placed a higher priority on sports, and six out of ten American exchange students agreed with them. Even in middle school, other researchers had found, American students spent double the amount of time playing sports as Koreans. — Amanda Ripley
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Schools And Education Sayings By Winston Churchill: Schools have not necessarily much to do with education ... they are mainly institutions of Schools have not necessarily much to do with education ... they are mainly institutions of control where certain basic habits must be inculcated in the young. Education is quite different and has little place in school. — Winston Churchill
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Schools And Education Sayings By Frank Zappa: Schools train you to be ignorant with style [ ... ] they prepare you to Schools train you to be ignorant with style [ ... ] they prepare you to be a usable victim for a military industrial complex that needs manpower. As long as you're just smart enough to do a job and just dumb enough to swallow what they feed you, you're going to be alright [ ... ] So I believe that schools mechanically and very specifically try and breed out any hint of creative thought in the kids that are coming up. — Frank Zappa
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Schools And Education Sayings By Jonathan Sacks: Freedom begins with what we teach our children. That is why Jews became a people Freedom begins with what we teach our children. That is why Jews became a people whose passion is education, whose heroes are teachers and whose citadels are schools. — Jonathan Sacks
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Schools And Education Sayings By Ellsworth C. Carlson: The missionaries did not come to Foochow to acquire property, learn the language, or even The missionaries did not come to Foochow to acquire property, learn the language, or even to establish amicable relations with their Chinese neighbors. Nor, although Welton, White, and Wiley practiced medicine, was the relief of suffering itself their goal. Even though the missionaries established schools in the 1850s it cannot be said that they had come to promote education. Nor, although they loaned books and showed gadgets to curious officials, was their aim the promotion of intercultural understanding. Their objective in coming to the mission field was amazingly simple and straightforward. It was to make converts to Christianity. — Ellsworth C. Carlson
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Schools And Education Sayings By Paula Polk Lillard: Our schools are no closer in connecting the education of children to their development as Our schools are no closer in connecting the education of children to their development as human beings: each child as an individual with a unique contribution to make to the world. Until this is done, our schools will fail to help children become active learners, connected to their society, and empowered to accomplish things within it. — Paula Polk Lillard
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Schools And Education Sayings By Jack Bowman: I've been in elementary education for years and my belief is that Christmas pageants in I've been in elementary education for years and my belief is that Christmas pageants in schools are little more than conditioning kids for the Christian religion. — Jack Bowman
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Schools And Education Sayings By John Taylor Gatto: Trust in families and in neighborhoods and individuals to make sense of the important question, Trust in families and in neighborhoods and individuals to make sense of the important question, 'What is education for?' If some of them answer differently from what you might prefer, that's really not your business, and it shouldn't be your problem. Our type of schooling has deliberately concealed the fact that such a question must be framed and not taken for granted if anything beyond a mockery of democracy is to be nurtured. It is illegitimate to have an expert answer that question for you. — John Taylor Gatto
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Schools And Education Sayings By John Taylor Gatto: Schools were designed by Horace Mann and Barnard Sears and Harper of the University of Schools were designed by Horace Mann and Barnard Sears and Harper of the University of Chicago and Thorndyke of Columbia Teachers College and some other men to be instruments of the scientific management of a mass population. Schools are intended to produce through the application of formulae, formulaic human beings whose behavior can be predicted and controlled. — John Taylor Gatto
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Schools And Education Sayings By C.F.W. Walther: We the undersigned, intend to establish an instruction and training institution which differs from the We the undersigned, intend to establish an instruction and training institution which differs from the common elementary schools principally in that it will embrace, outside of (in addition to) the general and elementary curriculum, all branches of the classical high school, which are necessary for a true Christian and scientific education, such as: Religion, the Latin, Greek, Hebrew, German, French and English languages; History, Geography, Mathematics, Physics, natural history, Introduction to Philosophy, Music, and Drawing. — C.F.W. Walther
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Schools And Education Sayings By Anna Quindlen: There are obvious places in which government can narrow the chasm between haves and have-nots. There are obvious places in which government can narrow the chasm between haves and have-nots. One is the public schools, which have been seen as the great leveler, the authentic melting pot. That, today, is nonsense. In his scathing study of the nation's public school system entitled "Savage Inequalities," Jonathan Kozol made manifest the truth: that we have a system that discriminates against the poor in everything from class size to curriculum. — Anna Quindlen
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Schools And Education Sayings By Andy Rooney: When it comes to educating all of us about the most basic things in life, When it comes to educating all of us about the most basic things in life, it seems to me we need more kindergartens and fewer graduate schools. — Andy Rooney
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Schools And Education Sayings By Hilary Mantel: When men decided women could be educated - this is what I think - they When men decided women could be educated - this is what I think - they educated them on the male plan; they put them into schools with mottoes and school songs and muddy team games, they made them were collars and ties. It was a way to concede the right to learning, yet remain safe; the products of the system would always be inferior to the original model. Women were forced to imitate men, and bound not to succeed at it. — Hilary Mantel
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Schools And Education Sayings By Fisher Ames: We have a dangerous trend beginning to take place in our education. We're starting to We have a dangerous trend beginning to take place in our education. We're starting to put more and more textbooks into our schools. We've become accustomed of late of putting little books into the hands of children, containing fables and moral lessons. We're spending less time in the classroom on the Bible, which should be the principal text in our schools. The Bible states these great moral lessons better than any other man-made book. — Fisher Ames
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Schools And Education Sayings By Harry Kroto: I, like almost all chemists I know, was also attracted by the smells and bangs I, like almost all chemists I know, was also attracted by the smells and bangs that endowed chemistry with that slight but charismatic element of danger which is now banned from the classroom. I agree with those of us who feel that the wimpish chemistry training that schools are now forced to adopt is one possible reason that chemistry is no longer attracting as many talented and adventurous youngsters as it once did. If the decline in hands-on science education is not redressed, I doubt that we shall survive the 21st century. — Harry Kroto
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Schools And Education Sayings By Bill Bigelow: At a time when we need an urgent national conversation about how schools and curriculum At a time when we need an urgent national conversation about how schools and curriculum should address the environmental crisis, we're being told that the problems we need to focus on are teacher incompetence, government monopoly, and market competition. The reform agenda reflects the same private interests that are moving to shrink public space-interests that have no desire to raise questions that might encourage students to think critically about the roots of the environmental crisis, or to examine society's unsustainable distribution of wealth and power. — Bill Bigelow
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Schools And Education Sayings By Dennis Prager: Until the Left took over American public education in the second half of the 20th Until the Left took over American public education in the second half of the 20th century, it was generally excellent - look at the high level of eighth-grade exams from early in the 20th century and you will weep. The more money the Left has gotten for education - America now spends more per student than any country in the world - the worse the academic results. And the Left has removed God and dress codes from schools - with socially disastrous results. — Dennis Prager
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Schools And Education Sayings By Wilhelm Von Humboldt: To behold, is not necessary to observe, and the power of comparing and combining is To behold, is not necessary to observe, and the power of comparing and combining is only to be obtained by education. It is much to be regretted that habits of exact observation are not cultivated in our schools; to this deficiency may be traced much of the fallacious reasoning, the false philosophy which prevails. — Wilhelm Von Humboldt
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Schools And Education Sayings By Peter Gray: Schooling that children are forced to endure - in which the subject matter is imposed Schooling that children are forced to endure - in which the subject matter is imposed by others and the "learning" is motivated by extrinsic rewards and punishments rather than by the children's true interests - turns learning from a joyful activity into a chore, to be avoided whenever possible. Coercive schooling, which tragically is the norm in our society, suppresses curiosity and overrides children's natural ways of learning. It also promotes anxiety, depression and feelings of helplessness that all too often reach pathological levels. — Peter Gray
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Schools And Education Sayings By Russell Freedman: Marco reported that homeless children [in Kublai Kahn's city of Daidu] were cared for and Marco reported that homeless children [in Kublai Kahn's city of Daidu] were cared for and educated. While he says little about the system of education in China, we know from records of the time that Kublai Khan created thousands of public schools to provide a basic education for all children, including those of poor peasants. Until then, only the wealthy were literate. Kublai's bid at 'universal education' had never been attempted by any country on Earth. In the western world, nearly 500 years would pass before governments began to take responsibility for the public education of all children. — Russell Freedman
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Schools And Education Sayings By Suzy Kassem: Pick a leader who will fund schools, not limit spending on education and allow libraries Pick a leader who will fund schools, not limit spending on education and allow libraries to close. Pick a leader who chooses diplomacy over war. An honest broker in foreign relations. A leader with integrity, one who says what they mean, keeps their word and does not lie to their people. Pick a leader who is strong and confident, yet humble. Intelligent, but not sly. A leader who encourages diversity, not racism. One who understands the needs of the farmer, the teacher, the doctor, and the environmentalist -- not only the banker, the oil tycoon, the weapons developer, or the insurance and pharmaceutical lobbyist. — Suzy Kassem
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Schools And Education Sayings By Carter G. Woodson: Of the hundreds of Negro high schools recently examined by an expert in the United Of the hundreds of Negro high schools recently examined by an expert in the United States Bureau of Education only eighteen offer a course taking up the history of the Negro, and in most of the Negro colleges and universities where the Negro is thought of, the race is studied only as a problem or dismissed as of little consequence. For example, an officer of a Negro university, thinking that an additional course on the Negro should be given there, called upon a Negro Doctor of Philosophy of the faculty to offer such work. He promptly informed the officer that he knew nothing about the Negro. He did not go to school to waste his time that way. He went to be educated in a system which dismisses the Negro as a nonentity. — Carter G. Woodson
Schools And Education Sayings By Tucker Elliot: Service members will only stay on active duty if they can provide for their families Service members will only stay on active duty if they can provide for their families - and DOD schools provide a world-class education that has proven time and again to be an incentive for sailors, soldiers, airmen and marines to reenlist. Military dependents that attend DoDDS schools are highly regarded by prestigious universities the world over for a number of reasons, but there's one that you'd have a hard time replicating in a stateside school system: they've lived overseas, traveled the world, seen and experienced other cultures, learned foreign languages through immersion, and they've gained an understanding of the world that you can't get in a traditional classroom. Add a rigorous curriculum and a long track record of high test scores throughout DoDDS, and it's pretty easy to see why military kids are in such high demand. — Tucker Elliot
Schools And Education Sayings By Barack Obama: Today, we are closer to fulfilling America's promise of economic and social justice because we Today, we are closer to fulfilling America's promise of economic and social justice because we stand on the shoulders of giants like Dr. King, yet our future progress will depend on how we prepare our next generation of leaders. We must fortify their ladders of opportunity by correcting social injustice, breaking the cycle of poverty in struggling communities, and reinvesting in our schools. Education can unlock a child's potential and remains our strongest weapon against injustice and inequality. — Barack Obama
Schools And Education Sayings By Rick Perry: Not every child learns for the same purpose, not every child thrives in the same Not every child learns for the same purpose, not every child thrives in the same settings and schools. Limiting a child to just one opportunity does nothing more than limit that child's future. The way forward must involve more public charter schools, which offer parents a tuition-free alternative to their neighborhood school. — Rick Perry
Schools And Education Sayings By Tanner Colby: There's only one way America's neighborhoods will begin to integrate: people have to want it There's only one way America's neighborhoods will begin to integrate: people have to want it more than vested public and corporate interests are opposed to it. And more people should want it. Mixed-race, mixed-income housing is a product we need to market. It's the only real solution to segregated schools, for one. (140) — Tanner Colby
Schools And Education Sayings By Mark Foley: I am and have always been a strong proponent of public education. But by the I am and have always been a strong proponent of public education. But by the virtue of its very nature - publicly funded schools cannot offer the type of spiritual education that Catholic schools have long provided. — Mark Foley
Schools And Education Sayings By David Guterson: We should recognize that schools will never solve the bedrock problems of education because the We should recognize that schools will never solve the bedrock problems of education because the problems are problems of families, of cultural pressures that the schools reflect and thus cannot really remedy. — David Guterson
Schools And Education Sayings By Tony Danza: And whether or not the educators who are trying to raise up America's students can And whether or not the educators who are trying to raise up America's students can actually set and meet higher academic standards, our cultural values make their job next to impossible. It's so much easier for pundits and politicians to point out figures and blame the people who are in the trenches every day than it is to get in there with them, or even to find out what actually goes on in those trenches. It's so much easier for parents to blame teachers when their kids get in trouble than to do the heavy lifting required at home to keep kids on track. And it's so much easier for us as a nation to cross our fingers and hope that we'll "get lucky" with the innovative "solutions" being tested on America's schools today than it is for us to roll up our sleeves and invest our own time, talent, and money in the schools that are even now
with or without us
shaping our nation's future. — Tony Danza
Schools And Education Sayings By Annie Dillard: Under her high brows, she eyed him straight on and straight across. She had gone Under her high brows, she eyed him straight on and straight across. She had gone to girls' schools, he recalled later. Those girls looked straight at you. — Annie Dillard
Schools And Education Sayings By Edward Leedskalnin: You know we receive an education in the schools from books. All those books that You know we receive an education in the schools from books. All those books that people became educated from twenty-five years ago, are wrong now, and those that are good now, will be wrong again twenty-five years from now. So if they are wrong then, they are also wrong now, and the one who is educated from the wrong books is not educated, he is misled. All books that are written are wrong, the one who is not educated cannot write a book and the one who is educated, is really not educated but he is misled and the one who is misled cannot write a book which is correct. — Edward Leedskalnin
Schools And Education Sayings By Malalai Joya: In some big cities [in Pakistan] some women have access to a job and education In some big cities [in Pakistan] some women have access to a job and education - but the UN reported that more than 5 million girls cannot go to school. It's become an open secret. In some big cities they build schools to deceive people around the world, while the level of education remains very low, and even when they can go to school there is no security. — Malalai Joya
Schools And Education Sayings By Daniel Quinn: Our schools are much like our prisons: they disappoint us because they only do what Our schools are much like our prisons: they disappoint us because they only do what they're designed to do, and it annoys us that they don't do something else! — Daniel Quinn
Schools And Education Sayings By Samuel: As piety, religion and morality have a happy influence on the minds of men, in As piety, religion and morality have a happy influence on the minds of men, in their public as well as private transactions, you will not think it unseasonable, although I have frequently done it, to bring to your remembrance the great importance of encouraging our University, town schools, and other seminaries of education, that our children and youth while they are engaged in the pursuit of useful science, may have their minds impressed with a strong sense of the duties they owe to their God. — Samuel
Schools And Education Sayings By Douglas Wilson: In Acts 14:1, we are told, "At Iconium Paul and Barnabas went as usual into In Acts 14:1, we are told, "At Iconium Paul and Barnabas went as usual into the Jewish synagogue. There they spoke so effectively that a great number of Jews and Gentiles believed." This is what should be sought in Christian schools, not just teaching, but effective teaching. Christian content alone is insufficient. It must be presented in a certain way, and that way cannot be reduced to technique. Nevertheless, God has graciously made it possible to bring people the truth by how the truth is presented. — Douglas Wilson
Schools And Education Sayings By Gregg Harris: In the year 1212, sincere Christian parents of the medieval church decided to send their In the year 1212, sincere Christian parents of the medieval church decided to send their children to conquer Jerusalem and drive out the Moors, This Children's Crusade, as it was called, was a disaster. The children died in severe storm or were slaughtered by bandits and wild beasts. Those who survived were sold into slavery to the Moors and raised as Moslems. You cannot serve God by disobeying God. A similar slaughter is taking place today. Some Christian parents send their children to public schools to take them for Christ. Others are just sent to get an education. Some are sent just to get them out of the house. The result is the same. Casualties lie all around us. The few children who survive with their faith intact are more influenced than they are influential. — Gregg Harris
Schools And Education Sayings By C. JoyBell C.: When it comes to the education of our young, this privilege should only be given When it comes to the education of our young, this privilege should only be given to those whose visions are solely in the uplifting benefit of the child. There is no room for the ego in the education of children! Children should not be looked after, nor educated, by those who have not made a sacrifice within their hearts, laying down their own personal agenda and dreams, for the total ascension of the child. Even if you are to educate the children simply sitting under a tree; if you have the vision and the heart of a sage, those children will grow to be mighty men and women under your watch! And even if you wine and dine the children, putting them up in a palace; if you do not have the vision and the selfless heart of a sage, all you do is in utter vanity! — C. JoyBell C.
Schools And Education Sayings By Daniel H. Pink: The Reggio Emilia philosophy for the education of young children and the Waldorf schools. The Reggio Emilia philosophy for the education of young children and the Waldorf schools. — Daniel H. Pink
Schools And Education Sayings By Thomas Sowell: Someone once said that the most important knowledge is knowledge of our own ignorance. Our Someone once said that the most important knowledge is knowledge of our own ignorance. Our schools are depriving millions of students of that kind of knowledge by promoting "self-esteem" and encouraging them to have opinions on things of which they are grossly ignorant, if not misinformed. — Thomas Sowell
Schools And Education Sayings By Phyllis Schlafly: How did the court feel empowered to put new limits on the settled law of How did the court feel empowered to put new limits on the settled law of Meyer-Pierce and give public schools the power to override parents on teaching about sex? Simple. The three liberal judges based their decision on "our evolving understanding of the nature of our Constitution." Liberal judges have no shame in proclaiming their belief that our written Constitution is "evolving." In this case, the judges bragged that the Constitution has evolved to create the right to abortion, and then ruled that the evolving Constitution takes sex education away from parents and puts it "within the state's authority as parens patriae." "The country as parent." That's Obama's view of our future. — Phyllis Schlafly
Schools And Education Sayings By Thomas Jefferson: To all of which is added a selection from the elementary schools of subjects of To all of which is added a selection from the elementary schools of subjects of the most promising genius, whose parents are too poor to give them further education, to be carried at the public expense through the college and university. The object is to bring into action that mass of talents which lies buried in poverty in every country, for want of the means of development, and thus give activity to a mass of mind, which, in proportion to our population, shall be double or treble of what it is in most countries. — Thomas Jefferson
Schools And Education Sayings By Edward Hirsch: Cafeteria-style education, combined with the unwillingness of our schools to place demands on students, has Cafeteria-style education, combined with the unwillingness of our schools to place demands on students, has resulted in a steady diminishment of commonly shared information between generations and between young people themselves. — Edward Hirsch
Schools And Education Sayings By G.K. Chesterton: Ask yourself how many people you have met who grumbled at a thing as incurable, Ask yourself how many people you have met who grumbled at a thing as incurable, and how many who attacked it as curable? How many people we have heard abuse the British elementary schools, as they would abuse the British climate? How few have we met who realized that British education can be altered, but British weather cannot? ... For a thousand that regret compulsory education, where is the hundred, or the ten, or the one, who would repeal compulsory education? ... At the beginning of our epoch men talked with equal ease about Reform and Repeal. Now everybody talks about reform; nobody talks about repeal. — G.K. Chesterton
Schools And Education Sayings By Chris Gabrieli: Indeed, while so much in education reform can divide activists into warring camps, expanding learning Indeed, while so much in education reform can divide activists into warring camps, expanding learning time unites reformers around a shared vision of bringing excellence and breadth to our nation's most impoverished and struggling schools. — Chris Gabrieli
Schools And Education Sayings By Llewellyn Rockwell: It isn't a coincidence that governments everywhere want to educate children. Government education, in turn, It isn't a coincidence that governments everywhere want to educate children. Government education, in turn, is supposed to be evidence of the state's goodness and its concern for our well-being. The real explanation is less flattering. If the government's propaganda can take root as children grow up, those kids will be no threat to the state apparatus. They'll fasten the chains to their own ankles. H.L. Mencken once said that the state doesn't just want to make you obey. It tries to make you want to obey. And that's one thing the government schools do very well. — Llewellyn Rockwell
Schools And Education Sayings By Kirsten Olson: The middle class and upper middle class are highly attached to the institution of school The middle class and upper middle class are highly attached to the institution of school explicitly as a sorting mechanism, as a way of justifying privileges of which middle-class members are already central beneficiaries. These critics suggest that the entire notion of schools as meritocracies actually reifies and reinforces class privilege--making those whom school rewards (those who already have a lot of benefits) feel they deserve the privileges they have. — Kirsten Olson
Schools And Education Sayings By Amanda Ripley: In many U.S. schools, sports instilled leadership and persistence in one group of kids while In many U.S. schools, sports instilled leadership and persistence in one group of kids while draining focus and resources from academics for everyone. The lesson wasn't that sports couldn't coexist with education; it was that sports had nothing to do with education. — Amanda Ripley
Schools And Education Sayings By Bill Vaughan: I have the students for six hours a day. The community has them for 18 I have the students for six hours a day. The community has them for 18 hours, plus prenatal and early childhood. I don't believe the schools create (the achievement gap), but our responsibility is not to add to it. We won't eliminate the gap until the community makes education a priority, but the schools can't wait for the community to do its part. — Bill Vaughan
Schools And Education Sayings By Jacob Lund Fisker: The mass education in high schools reflects the mass production of the real world. The The mass education in high schools reflects the mass production of the real world. The teaching style has one teacher (supervisor) lecturing (leading) 20-25 students (workers) sitting in rows, much like a manager and his employees. — Jacob Lund Fisker
Schools And Education Sayings By Amity Shlaes: In the end, all new schools, public or private, snobby or not, add value to In the end, all new schools, public or private, snobby or not, add value to the education market, making it bigger and more efficient, in the same way that Zuckerberg added wealth to the economy even for non-Facebook fans. — Amity Shlaes
Schools And Education Sayings By Peter Gray: Once compulsory systems of state-run schools were established, they became increasingly standardized, both in content Once compulsory systems of state-run schools were established, they became increasingly standardized, both in content and in method. For the sake of efficiency, children were divided into separate classrooms by age and passed along, from grade to grade, like products on an assembly line. The task of each teacher was to add bits of officially approved knowledge to the product, in accordance with a preplanned schedule, and then to test that product before passing it on to the next station. — Peter Gray
Schools And Education Sayings By Ken Robinson: To improve our schools, we have to humanize them and make education personal to every To improve our schools, we have to humanize them and make education personal to every student and teacher in the system. Education is always about relationships. Great teachers are not just instructors and test administrators. They are mentors, coaches, motivators, and lifelong sources of inspiration to their students. Teaching is an art form. Great teachers know they have to cultivate curiosity, passion and creativity in their students. — Ken Robinson
Schools And Education Sayings By Marcus Aurelius: From my great-grandfather: not to have attended schools for the public; to have had good From my great-grandfather: not to have attended schools for the public; to have had good teachers at home, and to realize that this is the sort of thing on which one should spend lavishly. — Marcus Aurelius
Schools And Education Sayings By Geoffrey Canada: Many schools today are sacrificing social studies, the arts and physical education so children can Many schools today are sacrificing social studies, the arts and physical education so children can cover basic subjects like math, English and science. — Geoffrey Canada
Schools And Education Sayings By Ken Robinson: A system that sets people against each other fundamentally misunderstands the dynamics that drive achievement. A system that sets people against each other fundamentally misunderstands the dynamics that drive achievement. Education thrives on partnership and collaboration - within schools, between schools, and with other groups and organizations. — Ken Robinson
Schools And Education Sayings By Morgan Brittany: I had no real education because I was in and out of schools so I I had no real education because I was in and out of schools so I decided that I would completely change my look, change my image, change my name and move to New York. — Morgan Brittany
Schools And Education Sayings By Milton Friedman: Only physicians are likely to be regarded as competent to judge the qualifications of potential Only physicians are likely to be regarded as competent to judge the qualifications of potential physicians, so licensing boards in the various states ... are typically composed..of physicians, ... members of the AMA. The boards, or the state legislatures ... give the AMA the power to influence the number of persons admitted to practice (by) lengthy training, ... (and) the list of 'approved' schools and hospitals (which) is generally identical with the list issued by the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals of the AMA. — Milton Friedman
Schools And Education Sayings By John Holt: What is most important and valuable about the home as a base for children's growth What is most important and valuable about the home as a base for children's growth into the world is not that it is a better school than the schools, but that it isn't a school at all. — John Holt
Schools And Education Sayings By Austin Buffum: response to intervention (RTI) is our best hope to provide every child with the additional response to intervention (RTI) is our best hope to provide every child with the additional time and support needed to learn at high levels. RTI's underlying premise is that schools should not delay providing help for struggling students until they fall far enough behind to qualify for special education, but instead should provide timely, targeted, systematic interventions to all students who demonstrate the need. To achieve this goal, we remain equally convinced that the only way for an organization to successfully implement RTI practices is within the professional learning community (PLC) model. — Austin Buffum
Schools And Education Sayings By Jonathan Haidt: Although I am a political liberal, I believe that conservatives have a better understanding of Although I am a political liberal, I believe that conservatives have a better understanding of moral development (although not of moral psychology in general - they are too committed to the myth of pure evil). Conservatives want schools to teach lessons that will create a positive and uniquely American identity, including a heavy dose of American history and civics, using English as the only national language. Liberals are justifiably wary of jingoism, nationalism, and the focus on books by "dead white males," but I think everyone who cares about education should remember that the American motto of e pluribus, unum (from many, one) has two parts. The celebration of pluribus should be balanced by policies that strengthen the unum. — Jonathan Haidt
Schools And Education Sayings By Dick Cheney: From kindergarten to graduation, I went to public schools, and I know that they are From kindergarten to graduation, I went to public schools, and I know that they are a key to being sure that every child has a chance to succeed and to rise in the world. — Dick Cheney
Schools And Education Sayings By Harvey Cox: "Religion" can no more be equated with what goes on in churches than "education" can "Religion" can no more be equated with what goes on in churches than "education" can be reduced to what happens in schools or "health care" restricted to what doctors do to patients in clinics. The vast majority of healing and learning goes on among parents and children and families and friends, far from the portals of any school or hospital. The same is true for religion. It is going on around us all the time. Religion is larger and more pervasive than churches. — Harvey Cox
Schools And Education Sayings By Ryan Holmes: Providing better computer science education in public schools to kids, and encouraging girls to participate, Providing better computer science education in public schools to kids, and encouraging girls to participate, is the only way to rewrite stereotypes about tech and really break open the old-boys' club. — Ryan Holmes
Schools And Education Sayings By John Adams: The education here intended in not merely that of the children of the rich and The education here intended in not merely that of the children of the rich and noble, but of every rank and class of people, down to the lowest and the poorest. It is not too much to say that schools for the education of all should be placed at convenient distances, and maintained at the public expense. — John Adams
Schools And Education Sayings By Mike Berenstain: I was influenced by my children's education in Quaker schools in the Philadelphia area. I I was influenced by my children's education in Quaker schools in the Philadelphia area. I experienced a spiritual awakening and became a Christian, was baptized, and joined a church. — Mike Berenstain
Schools And Education Sayings By Ralph Waldo Emerson: The things taught in schools and colleges are not an education, but the means to The things taught in schools and colleges are not an education, but the means to an education. — Ralph Waldo Emerson
Schools And Education Sayings By Henry Adams: The problem of life was as simple as it was classic. Politics offered no difficulties, The problem of life was as simple as it was classic. Politics offered no difficulties, for there the moral law was a sure guide. Social perfection was also sure, because human nature worked for Good, and three instruments were all she asked - Suffrage, Common Schools, and Press. On these points doubt was forbidden. Education was divine, and man needed only a correct knowledge of facts to reach perfection:
Were half the power that fills the world with terror, Were half the wealth bestowed on camps and courts, Given to redeem the human mind from error, There were no need of arsenals nor forts. — Henry Adams
Schools And Education Sayings By Maynard James Keenan: If the education of our kids comes from radio, television, newspapers - if that's where If the education of our kids comes from radio, television, newspapers - if that's where they get most of their knowledge from, and not from the schools, then the powers that be are definitely in charge, because they own all those outlets. — Maynard James Keenan
Schools And Education Sayings By H.L. Mencken: In brief, the teaching process, as commonly observed, has nothing to do with the investigation In brief, the teaching process, as commonly observed, has nothing to do with the investigation and establishment of facts, assuming that actual facts may ever be determined. Its sole purpose is to cram the pupils, as rapidly and as painlessly as possible, with the largest conceivable outfit of current axioms, in all departments of human thought - to make the pupil a good citizen, which is to say, a citizen differing as little as possible, in positive knowledge and habits of mind, from all other citizens. In other words, it is the mission of the pedagogue, not to make his pupils think, but to make them think right, and the more nearly his own mind pulsates with the great ebbs and flows of popular delusion and emotion, the more admirably he performs his function. He may be an ass, but this is surely no demerit in a man paid to make asses of his customers. — H.L. Mencken
Schools And Education Sayings By B.F. Skinner: Punitive measures whether administered by police, teachers, spouses or parents have well known standard effects: Punitive measures whether administered by police, teachers, spouses or parents have well known standard effects: (1) escape-education has its own name for that: truancy, (2) counterattack-vandalism on schools and attacks on teachers, (3) apathy-a sullen do-nothing withdrawal. The more violent the punishment, the more serious the by-products. — B.F. Skinner
Schools And Education Sayings By Dorothy L. Sayers: We dole out lip-service to the importance of education - lip-service and, just occasionally, a We dole out lip-service to the importance of education - lip-service and, just occasionally, a little grant of money; we postpone the school-leaving age, and plan to build bigger and better schools; the teachers slave conscientiously in and out of school hours; and yet, as I believe, all this devoted effort is largely frustrated, because we have lost the tools of learning, and in their absence can only make a botched and piecemeal job of it. — Dorothy L. Sayers
Schools And Education Sayings By Jonathan Kozol: During the decades after Brown v. Board of Education there was terrific progress. Tens of During the decades after Brown v. Board of Education there was terrific progress. Tens of thousands of public schools were integrated racially. During that time the gap between black and white achievement narrowed. — Jonathan Kozol
Schools And Education Sayings By Malcolm X: They know that as long as they keep us undereducated, or with an inferior education, They know that as long as they keep us undereducated, or with an inferior education, it's impossible for us to compete with them for job openings. And as long as we can't compete with them and get a decent job, we're trapped. We are low-wage earners. We have to live in a run-down neighborhood, which means our children go to inferior schools. They get inferior education. And when they grow up, they fall right into the same cycle again. This is the American way. This is the American democracy that she tries to sell to the whole world as being that which will solve the problems of other people too. — Malcolm X
Schools And Education Sayings By Murray Rothbard: Restoring prayer ... will scarcely at this date solve the grievous public school problem. Public Restoring prayer ... will scarcely at this date solve the grievous public school problem. Public schools are expensive and massive centers for cultural and ideological brainwashing, at which they are unfortunately far more effective than in teaching the 3 R's or in keeping simple order within the schools. Any plan to begin dismantling the public school monstrosity is met with effective opposition by the teachers' and educators' unions. Truly radical change is needed to shift education from public to unregulated private schooling, religious and secular, as well as home schooling by parents. — Murray Rothbard
Schools And Education Sayings By Greg Mortenson: I'm no military expert, and these figures might not be exactly right. But as best I'm no military expert, and these figures might not be exactly right. But as best as I can tell, we've launched 114 Tomahawk cruise missiles into Afghanistan so far. Now take the cost of one of those missiles tipped with a Raytheon guidance system, which I think is about $840,000. For that much money, you could build dozens of schools that could provide tens of thousands of students with a balanced nonextremist education over the course of a generation. Which do you think will make us more secure? (295) — Greg Mortenson
Schools And Education Sayings By John Taylor Gatto: I've noticed a fascinating phenomenon in my thirty years of teaching: schools and schooling are I've noticed a fascinating phenomenon in my thirty years of teaching: schools and schooling are increasingly irrelevant to the great enterprises of the planet. No one believes anymore that scientists are trained in science classes or politicians in civics classes or poets in English classes. The truth is that schools don't really teach anything except how to obey orders. This is a great mystery to me because thousands of humane, caring people work in schools as teachers and aides and administrators, but the abstract logic of the institution overwhelms their individual contributions. Although teachers to care and do work very, very hard, the institution is psychopathic
it has no conscience. It rings a bell and the young man in the middle of writing a poem must close his notebook and move to a different cell where he must memorize that humans and monkeys derive from a common ancestor. — John Taylor Gatto
Schools And Education Sayings By Greg Mortenson: They are a testament not only to the Afghans' hunger for literacy, but also to They are a testament not only to the Afghans' hunger for literacy, but also to their willingness to pour scarce resources into this effort, even during a time of war. I have seen children studying in classrooms set up inside animal sheds, windowless basements, garages, and even an abandoned public toilet. We ourselves have run schools out of refugee tents, shipping containers, and the shells of bombed-out Soviet armored personnel carriers. The thirst for education over there is limitless. The Afghans want their children to go to school because literacy represents what neither we not anyone else has so far managed to offer them: hope, progress, and the possibility of controlling their own destiny. — Greg Mortenson
Schools And Education Sayings By Ann Cotton: All countries have poor people. Yet it's a very rare country which understands the indignities All countries have poor people. Yet it's a very rare country which understands the indignities of poverty, while education systems maintain the status quo. The children of the elite go to the best schools and get the best jobs, not because they are the best. We're not taking advantage of the intellectual power on this planet. — Ann Cotton
Schools And Education Sayings By Michael F. Easley: Early college high schools in North Carolina and across the country show us that challenge Early college high schools in North Carolina and across the country show us that challenge - not remediation - is an approach to education that works. — Michael F. Easley
Schools And Education Sayings By Philip Pullman: I have maintained a passionate interest in education, which leads me occasionally to make foolish I have maintained a passionate interest in education, which leads me occasionally to make foolish and ill-considered remarks alleging that not everything is well in our schools. — Philip Pullman
Schools And Education Sayings By Arnold Schwarzenegger: I take the academic education as seriously as the physical education. That's why I tell I take the academic education as seriously as the physical education. That's why I tell parents that the schools can't do it all themselves. The parents can't come home from work and turn on the TV. That's not being a good parent. — Arnold Schwarzenegger
Schools And Education Sayings By John Katzman: The Internet is the first technology since the printing press which could lower the cost The Internet is the first technology since the printing press which could lower the cost of a great education and, in doing so, make that cost-benefit analysis much easier for most students. It could allow American schools to service twice as many students as they do now, and in ways that are both effective and cost-effective. — John Katzman
Schools And Education Sayings By Russell Baker: How many more years will our educators continue to lecture us on the evils of How many more years will our educators continue to lecture us on the evils of whipping children until they bring home high grades? Year after year we listen to these fellows tell us that it is not the grade that counts but the development of the child's personality. After the lecture they go back to all the best schools and reject our children because they have C averages. — Russell Baker
Schools And Education Sayings By Mark Foley: In search of a complete education with the ideals of trust, faith, understanding and compassion, In search of a complete education with the ideals of trust, faith, understanding and compassion, many families are turning to the structure, discipline and academic standards of Catholic schools. — Mark Foley
Schools And Education Sayings By Ralph Waldo Emerson: It facilitates labor and thought so much that there is always the temptation in large It facilitates labor and thought so much that there is always the temptation in large schools to omit the endless task of meeting the wants of each single mind, and to govern by steam. But it is at frightful cost. Our modes of Education aim to expedite, to save labor; to do for masses what cannot be done for masses, what must be done reverently, one by one: say rather, the whole world is needed for the tuition of each pupil. — Ralph Waldo Emerson
Schools And Education Sayings By Thomas A. Edison: The most necessary task of civilization is to teach people how to think. It should The most necessary task of civilization is to teach people how to think. It should be the primary purpose of our public schools. The mind of a child is naturally active, it develops through exercise. Give a child plenty of exercise, for body and brain. The trouble with our way of educating is that it does not give elasticity to the mind. It casts the brain into a mold. It insists that the child must accept. It does not encourage original thought or reasoning, and it lays more stress on memory than observation. — Thomas A. Edison
Schools And Education Sayings By Wendy Davis: Texas Republican political leaders take perverse pride in how deeply they have cut our state's Texas Republican political leaders take perverse pride in how deeply they have cut our state's education budget. Thousands of teachers have been pulled from classrooms, schools have closed and valuable programs have been canceled. In many places, districts are forced to choose between prekindergarten programs and English, algebra and art. — Wendy Davis
Schools And Education Sayings By Robert M. Pirsig: The fact that they were there as students presumed they did not know what was The fact that they were there as students presumed they did not know what was good or bad. That was his job as instructor ... to tell them what was good or bad. The whole idea of individual creativity and expression in the classroom was really basically opposed to the whole idea of the University. — Robert M. Pirsig
Schools And Education Sayings By P. J. O'Rourke: America's public schools have served their purpose. Free and compulsory education was good for a America's public schools have served their purpose. Free and compulsory education was good for a somewhat unpromising young nation. — P. J. O'Rourke
Schools And Education Sayings By Lyndon B. Johnson: We have always believed that our people can stand on no higher ground than the We have always believed that our people can stand on no higher ground than the school ground, or can enter any more hopeful room than the classroom. We blend time and faith and knowledge in our schools - not only to create educated citizens, but also to shape the destiny of this great Republic. — Lyndon B. Johnson
Schools And Education Sayings By Scott Banister: If entrepreneurs were running schools, instead of bureaucrats, schools would be teaching a lot more If entrepreneurs were running schools, instead of bureaucrats, schools would be teaching a lot more of the skills and mindsets found in this book. Since they're not, this book is a necessary antidote to a traditional college education. — Scott Banister
Schools And Education Sayings By Matthew Arnold: I once mentioned in a school report, how a young man in one of our I once mentioned in a school report, how a young man in one of our English training colleges having to paraphrase the passage in Macbeth beginning,

Can'st thou not minister to a mind diseased?

turned this line into, "Can you not wait upon the lunatic?" And I remarked what a curious state of things it would be, if every pupil of our national schools knew, let us say, that the moon is two thousand one hundred and sixty miles in diameter, and thought at the same time that a good paraphrase for

Can'st thou not minister to a mind diseased?

was, "Can you not wait upon the lunatic?" If one is driven to choose, I think I would rather have a young person ignorant about the moon's diameter, but aware that "Can you not wait upon the lunatic?" is bad, than a young person whose education had been such as to manage things the other way — Matthew Arnold