"I was wrong to state that the teachers’ unions “gave” on teacher effectiveness provisions when the reality is that, indeed, there were long, productive negotiations that led to a better outcome than would have occurred without them." -- Jonah Edelman on Fred Klonsky's blogL.A. teachers' careers ruined
"I have no doubt that we are being pre-judged and perceived as bad teachers for, after all, don't we come from a failed school?" -- Jordan High history teacher Aureliano Nava
Minnesota shuts down daycare
“It’s stressful. We have a close relationship with families, and it’s horrible to see what the families are going through. How long can they last?” -- Gretchen Raymer, director of Creative Kids Academy.
No we can't? Or no we won't?
"Our failure to create jobs is a choice, not a necessity — a choice rationalized by an ever-shifting set of excuses." -- Paul Krugman