|Students from Cleveland High visit the Occupy L.A. site at City Hall to ask questions for their civics class.|
"It fits in with everything we're doing," said Rebecca Williams, an English literature teacher at the Reseda school. "It's a real-life movement — history in the making." --L.A. Times
Education lagging for Mexican students in N.Y.
“We are stanching an educational hemorrhage, but only partially,” said Robert C. Smith, a sociology professor at the City University of New York who studies the local Mexican population. “The worst outcomes are still possible." -- New York Times
Call him 'Grover'
"...has Bill Gates become the liberals' Grover Norquist? Just as Norquist, elected by and accountable to no one, tied the hands of the "supercommittee" with his no-new-taxes pledge, Gates undermines the authority of school boards with his pro-charter, pro-privatization contract." Philly.com
Condi Rice on Racism
Emma Sullivan (quoting Gandhi)"It is a birth defect with which this country was born out of slavery; we're never really going to be race blind.." -- Face the Nation
"First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win." -- Student, refuses to apologize to Kan. Gov. after tweet