Quotations on Schools

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Catholic schools in our Nation's education have been paramount in teaching the values that we as parents seek to instill in our children.
- Joe Baca
(Keywords: Education, Values, Children, Nation, Parents, Schools, Teaching)

We changed the names of our technical schools to colleges, we expanded the eligibility for HOPE scholarships for technical training, and we added some formula funding.
- Roy Barnes
(Keywords: Hope, Formula, Names, Schools, Training)

There is, however, a change going on in the world. There's far more interest in drawing now than there has been in a long, long time. Schools are beginning to teach drawing again in a serious and meaningful way.
- Leonard Baskin
(Keywords: Change, Time, Beginning, Interest, Now, Schools, World)

I am the parent of teenagers, my daughters are 13 and 15, so the issue of Internet safety has been an important issue. I have been visiting middle schools to talk about some of the challenges that they face.
- Melissa Bean
(Keywords: Daughters, Internet, Safety, Schools, Talk, Teenagers)

And then the conditions of safety - or lack of safety - for teachers in public schools, and the disparity between public schools and private schools is shameful.
- Warren Beatty
(Keywords: Public, Safety, Schools, Teachers)

Our schools should get five years to get back to where they were in 1963. If they're still bad maybe we should declare educational bankruptcy, give the people their money and let them educate themselves and start their own schools.
- William Bennett
(Keywords: Money, People, Schools, Years)

We have a law that allows us to establish charter schools here in this state. We ought to get going on it.
- Craig Benson
(Keywords: Law, Schools, State)

And, in the case of schools, or anything else, if you have something that is forcing you to do better than you did the day before, it makes you look forward and it makes you think in a way that's going to make the product better, which is the students and the education.
- Craig Benson
(Keywords: Education, Day, Schools, Students)

I know each fund has its supporters, and that some will not want to see the surplus go to schools. But, in tough times, you have to set priorities. And our priority is education.
- Rod Blagojevich
(Keywords: Education, Priorities, Schools, Want, Will)

How many Catholic schools do you think teach the students to question the authority of the Pope? Do you believe Christian schools teach students to question or challenge the authority of Jesus Christ? Do military schools teach the cadets to challenge the authority.
- Neal Boortz
(Keywords: Christian, Authority, Challenge, Military, Question, Schools, Students)

I don't think the Constitution is studied almost anywhere, including law schools. In law schools, what they study is what the court said about the Constitution. They study the opinions. They don't study the Constitution itself.
- Robert Bork
(Keywords: Constitution, Court, Law, Opinions, Schools, Study)

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
(Keywords: Education, Religion, Belief, Christian, Christmas, Kids, Schools, Years)

Why can't teachers end up owning schools, the way waiters can open their own restaurants?
- Peter Brimelow
(Keywords: End, Open, Restaurants, Schools, Teachers)

I come from Montana, and in eastern Montana we have a lot of dirt between light bulbs. It is expensive trying to bring the new technologies to smaller schools to upgrade their technologies to take advantage of distance learning.
- Conrad Burns
(Keywords: Learning, Light, Montana, Schools, Trying)

I believe that the fact and the reality of homosexuality and heterosexuality and of opposite and same-gender unions should be taught in our public schools without a value judgement system also being offered.
- Ed Case
(Keywords: Being, Fact, Homosexuality, Public, Reality, Schools, Value)

Nowadays people seem to switch schools, either because they have to, and certain schools only serve certain grades, or because they move to a different place or have some particular interest, but I was in the same school for 13 years.
- Steve Case
(Keywords: People, Interest, School, Schools, Years)

By climbing a steeper road, the value and appreciation Delaware State students took and continue to take from their education and their experiences is just as great, if not greater, than students attending ivy league schools.
- Michael N. Castle
(Keywords: Education, Appreciation, Ivy, Road, Schools, State, Students, Value)

We really think it is a good thing for scientists to spend a little bit of their time either in the community or in schools or helping to train high school teachers.
- Thomas R. Cech
(Keywords: Time, Community, School, Schools, Scientists, Teachers)

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
(Keywords: Graduation, Being, Chance, Key, Public, Schools, Succeed, World)

As an example, one of the schools I have been studying is too small to compete effectively in most sports, but participates with vigor each year in the state music contests.
- James S. Coleman
(Keywords: Music, Sports, Example, Schools, State)

Children from a given family background, when put in schools of different social compositions, will achieve at quite different levels.
- James S. Coleman
(Keywords: Family, Children, Schools, Will)

America has a strategic interest in continuing to welcome international students at our colleges, universities, and high schools. Attracting the world's top scientific scholars helps to keep our economy competitive.
- Norm Coleman
(Keywords: America, Economy, Interest, Schools, Students, World)

Taking the time to read to children is not only a worthwhile investment but also a wonderful experience. I have visited 119 schools in Maine, and these visits are among the most rewarding experiences in my career in public service.
- Susan Collins
(Keywords: Time, Experience, Career, Children, Investment, Public, Schools, Service)

I believe public education is the new civil rights battle and I support charter schools.
- Andrew Cuomo
(Keywords: Education, Battle, Civil rights, Public, Schools, Support)

I'm not actually teaching any more, but I am writing pieces for schools all the time, and for kids.
- Peter Maxwell Davies
(Keywords: Time, Kids, Schools, Teaching, Writing)

I have a Web site that parents and girls can use to learn about Title IX and take action if they find their school is not in compliance. Thirty years after Title IX passed, 80 percent of schools are not in compliance.
- Geena Davis
(Keywords: Action, Girls, Parents, School, Schools, Years)

If the Liberals' law is passed, will sex education in the schools, including elementary grades, include the same portrayals of sexual activity which presently exist in heterosexual instruction? Will there be the same presentation of homosexual activity? Of course there will.
- Stockwell Day
(Keywords: Education, Sex, Law, Liberals, Schools, Will)

The causes of youth violence are working parents who put their kids into daycare, the teaching of evolution in the schools, and working mothers who take birth control pills.
- Tom DeLay
(Keywords: Control, Birth control, Causes, Evolution, Kids, Mothers, Parents, Schools, Teaching, Violence, Youth)

If a person wants to be publicly gay, they should not be teaching in the public schools.
- Jim DeMint
(Keywords: Gay, Public, Schools, Teaching)

Since the conception of our country, America has held that parents, not schools, teachers, and certainly not courts, hold the primary responsibility of educating their children.
- John Doolittle
(Keywords: America, Children, Country, Parents, Responsibility, Schools, Teachers)

I speak for a lot of church groups, youth groups, schools, colleges and do personal appearances. I've done conventions and trade shows. A lot of different little hats.
- Donna Douglas
(Keywords: Church, Schools, Trade, Youth)

The intense campaigns against domestic violence, rape, sexual harassment, and inequity in the schools all too often depend on an image of women as weak and victimized.
- Katherine Dunn
(Keywords: Women, Schools, Violence)

You can do and use the skills that you have. The schools need you. The teachers need you. Students and parents need you. They need your actual person: your physical personhood and your open minds and open ears and boundless compassion, sitting next to them, listening and nodding and asking questions for hours at a time.
- Dave Eggers
(Keywords: Time, Compassion, Listening, Open, Parents, Questions, Schools, Students, Teachers)

Every Maryland family wants financial security, schools that work, quality healthcare, safer neighborhoods, and ever-expanding economic opportunity. These are the building blocks of a superior quality of life.
- Robert. L. Ehrlich
(Keywords: Family, Life, Work, Quality, Opportunity, Financial, Building, Healthcare, Schools, Security)

I'd go to, like, six different schools in one year. We were on welfare, and my mom never ever worked.
- Eminem
(Keywords: Mom, Schools, Welfare)

Very few charter schools are being created in some of the best school districts in the state. If you're an educational innovator, that isn't where the greatest need is.
- John Engler
(Keywords: Being, School, Schools, State)

Anyone interested in becoming a professional umpire and becoming eligible to work in the minor leagues must attend one of the two umpire schools sanctioned by Major League Baseball.
- Jim Evans
(Keywords: Work, Baseball, Schools, Umpire)

But in the life of every man there are influences of a far more real and penetrating character than those which come through the medium of schools or teachers.
- Frederic William Farrar
(Keywords: Life, Character, Man, Schools, Teachers)

I was on the San Diego school board for 4 years, where I watched children successfully matriculate into elementary schools from Head Start programs from all around our city.
- Bob Filner
(Keywords: Children, School, Schools, Years)

In taking action we must remember that the things which are happening to the Jews today are but a part of the general disintegration anticipated by philosophers and historians of different schools for almost half a century.
- Louis Finkelstein
(Keywords: Action, Historians, Schools, Today)

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
(Keywords: Education, Nature, Virtue, Public, Schools, Spiritual)

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
(Keywords: Education, Faith, Trust, Discipline, Compassion, Ideals, Schools, Understanding)

By offering an education centered on values, the faculty in Catholic schools can create an interactive setting between parents and students that is geared toward long-term healthy character and scholastic development for all enrolled children.
- Mark Foley
(Keywords: Education, Development, Character, Values, Children, Parents, Schools, Students)

Also, if we take back our schools and concentrate on improving them so our children get a better education, they will be better trained to compete for a job locally.
- Vincent Frank
(Keywords: Education, Children, Job, Schools, Will)

It will be a great day when our schools have all the money they need, and our air force has to have a bake-sale to buy a bomber.
- Robert Fulghum
(Keywords: Money, Day, Force, Schools, Will)

I wish I had more time to visit schools.
- Cornelia Funke
(Keywords: Time, Schools, Visit)

Charter schools are public schools that operate, to a certain extent, outside the system. They have more control over their teachers, curriculum and resources. They also have less money than public schools.
- Maggie Gallagher
(Keywords: Money, Control, Curriculum, Public, Schools, Teachers)

Meanwhile, parents, students and teachers all report higher satisfaction with charter schools. People like them. They cost less money. They raise the academic achievement of poor kids. Go ahead, get a little enthused.
- Maggie Gallagher
(Keywords: Money, People, Achievement, Kids, Parents, Poor, Satisfaction, Schools, Students, Teachers)

I am entirely certain that twenty years from now we will look back at education as it is practiced in most schools today and wonder that we could have tolerated anything so primitive.
- John W. Gardner
(Keywords: Education, Now, Schools, Today, Will, Wonder, Years)

Schools used to fund-raise for luxuries, like a trip to the water slides. Now, we fund-raise for things we have to have.
- Kirk Gibson
(Keywords: Now, Schools, Water)

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