"The whole people must take upon themselves the education of the whole people and be willing to bear the expenses of it. There should not be a district of one mile square, without a school in it, not founded by a charitable individual, but maintained at the public expense of the people themselves." -- John Adams

"No money shall be drawn from the treasury, for the benefit of any religious or theological institution." -- Indiana Constitution Article 1, Section 6.

"If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilisation, it expects what never was and never will be...nor can they be safe with them without information. Where the press is free and every man able to read, all is safe." – Thomas Jefferson

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Do Something

Diane Ravitch posted a letter she received from David Berliner. He included a quote that Noam Chomsky sent him.
If you do nothing, nothing will happen.
If you do something, chances are nothing will happen.
But if you do something you can at least look at yourself in the mirror.
We may not be successful against people like Bill Gates, Michelle Rhee, Tony Bennett or Arne Duncan, but we must keep trying.
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Stop the Testing Insanity!


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