Monday, July 29, 2013

Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: WEEKEND QUOTABLES

Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: WEEKEND QUOTABLES:


CPS Budget Cuts: Lane Tech Takes Protest to Alderman Pawar's Office 

Susan Dobinsky, Lane Tech parent
"It's anti-democratic," she said of what she deems a "clear effort" to "dismantle" public schools. -- DNAInfo
Kathi Thomas, Texas parent
 “These few kids that would be able to get out of taking the test, they will still get all of the wasted time prepping. And on the day that they don’t take the test, they are going to be warehoused in a library, and they still won’t getting any learning out of it.” --  NYT, Texas’ Bid to Ease Mandatory Exams for Public School Students
Barack Obama
 “If we don’t do anything, then growth will be slower than it should be.