"This whole thing about being tough—it's about personalities and demeanor, it has nothing to do with running a city," del Valle says. "What, he's tough because he swears? I don't swear to people, so I'm not tough? I'm from Humboldt Park. He's from where—Wilmette, Winnetka? I went to Tuley High, he went to what—New Trier? And Rahm's tougher than me?"--Ben Joravsky, The ReaderJoel Klein cuts $4 million deal with News Corp.
"Now his mission is to make money out of education for News Corp. and it’s Cathie Black’s turn to educate"--SEC WatchKlein's view of teachers
"It's easier to prosecute a capital punishment case in the US than terminate an incompetent teacher." -- BBC News.D.C. Interim Chancellor Kaya Henderson
“People think that when you are an educator you clearly aspire to a superintendency or to be secretary of education. That’s not true for me." -- The Answer SheetBlack mom jailed for sending child to a white school
"I think they wanted to make an example of me." -- Kelley Williams-BolarOn Obama's call for return of R.O.T.C. to campus
“I would be the most surprised person in the world if the military came back to Harvard or Yale."-- Diane Mazur, former Air Force officer and author of A More Perfect Military