Monday, October 22, 2018


“Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free..." -- Emma Lazarus
Eve Ewing
Language is everything. Since the origin of public schooling in this country there’s never been anything that’s an objective measure of school quality, because communities have always had divergent definitions of what they want their schools to do. -- Chalkbeat interview
Natalie Wexler 
[Arne] Duncan—like many education reformers—resolved to put his faith in “data.” Data may not always give the whole picture, he concluded, but it can “be counted on not to lie.” Or can it? -- Forbes 
Roberta Jacobson, former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico
Left the Trump administration in May, and writes in the new op-ed that she felt “glad to escape the disorder”..."Believing deeply in the United States-Mexico relationship, I cannot pretend anything less than relief at no longer having to defend the indefensible."-- The Hill
Kina Collins, founder of the Chicago Neighborhood Alliance
“Several of the incumbents … have voted against the self-interest of the people in vulnerable communities. That has got to stop. The next target that we hope to hit is City Council.” -- Laura Washington's column.
John Prine
But your flag decal won’t get you into Heaven anymore They’re already overcrowded from your dirty little war Now Jesus don’t like killin’, no matter what the reason’s for And your flag decal won’t get you into Heaven anymore -- New York Times

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