“In 2003, before Hurricane Katrina, only one in 10 children with special needs left high school with a diploma. Today, more than 40 percent of 9th graders with special needs will graduate with their peers in four years.”
“The long-term solution to the double bind of speaking while female is to increase the number of women in leadership roles.”
“The one thing I know about my happiness is that it is reduced when people produce charts that are derived from data that lacks reliability.”
Note: that sentence made my laugh.
“The real power in American politics resides in Congress, not in the presidency.”
I often think about where the real power lies in education. Quick speculative rankings: (1) state legislatures (2) state supes (3) CMOs (4) district superintendents.