Monday, May 5, 2014

Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: WEEKEND QUOTABLES

Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: WEEKEND QUOTABLES:


Louis C.K.
"Well, the way I understand it, if a school’s kids don’t test well, they burn the school down. It’s pretty high-pressure." -- Actually, Louis C.K. was right about Common Core — Ravitch
Washington school board member tells Arne Duncan...
"You can keep the waiver. And regarding your failure letter – I have little interest in using our Lake Stevens letterhead to tell our students and educators they’re failures, because they are not." --Answer Sheet
Ras Baraka
“Some people believe we have to eradicate crime altogether and then do economic development. I tend to believe that economic development is a lever to help us reduce crime, as are art and literacy and all kinds of other things.” -- New Jersey Jewish News
James Mason, PARCC state leader
...the contract with Pearson [is] one of "unprecedented Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: WEEKEND QUOTABLES: