I believe public education is the new civil rights battle and I support charter schools.— Andrew Cuomo
Satisfaction Charter Schools quotations
It is easier to build up a child than it is to repair and adult.
Meanwhile, parents, students and teachers all report higher satisfaction with charter schools. People like them. They cost less money. They raise the academic achievement of poor kids. Go ahead, get a little enthused.
Charters give public school teachers the flexibility to design programs to the individual student needs. They no longer have to go to a distant bureaucracy to ask for permission. By being allowed to make their own decisions the teachers are able to create strong partnerships with parents.
Children are not a distraction from more inportant work. They are the most important work.
In fact, one day I was going to Jackson and I saw a huge sign that U.
S. Senator John Stennis was speaking that night for the White Citizens Council in Yazoo City and they also have a State Charter that they may set up for "private schools." It is no secret.
They [Mc Donalds] take people and give them a first job, which enables them to get a second job. They do a very good job of educating troubled young people to be good citizens and they're probably more successful than charter schools.
It's time to update traditional public schools, charter schools, home schools, online schools and parochial schools. Let the dollars follow the child instead of forcing the child to follow the dollars, so that every child has the opportunity to attain an education.
It is easier to build up a child than it is to repair an adult.
Arizona is a national leader in school choice with both charter schools and tuition tax credits giving parents and their children more school choices than ever before.
Very few charter schools are being created in some of the best school districts in the state. If you're an educational innovator, that isn't where the greatest need is.
Charter schools are public schools that operate, to a certain extent, outside the system. They have more control over their teachers, curriculum and resources. They also have less money than public schools.
When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down "happy". They told me I didn't understand the assignment, and I told them they didn't understand life
Charter schools have a far higher proportion of teachers who are not certified.
The strongest results were in Florida and Texas.
In just one year in a Texas charter school, an average student gained 7 percentile points in math and 8 percentile points in reading, while Florida charter schools improved student performance by 6 percentile points.
Charter schools are just public schools on a slightly longer leash.
A dog on a long leash is still a dog on a leash.
I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
President-elect [Donald] Trump has made a provocative choice for secretary of education. Betsy DeVos comes from a wealthy Michigan family. She is an advocate for school choice. That phrase means, in essence, directing public education money to charter schools, private schools or parochial schools.
If charter schools are not more successful on average than the public schools they replace, what is accomplished by demolishing public education? What is the rationale for authorizing for-profit charters or charter management organizations with high-paid executives, since their profits and high salaries are paid by taxpayers' dollars?
I'm not only a lawyer, I have a post doctorate degree in federal tax law from William and Mary. I work in serious scholarship and work in the United States federal tax court. My husband and I raised five kids. We've raised 23 foster children. We've applied ourselves to education reform. We started a charter school for at-risk kids.
The difference between school and life? In school, you're thought a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson.
You look at public education system, charter schools, infrastructure, in so many ways New Orleans has come back stronger.
About half my work in education is U.
S. political reform around school districts and charter schools, and creating more room for entrepreneurial organizations to develop. And about half on technology, which I look at as a global platform.
A lot of charter schools are non-union schools that take a lot of teachers from alternative tracks, like Teach For America. They do this in part because a lot of charter schools have very strong ideologies around how they want teachers to teach. And they find that starting with a younger or more inexperienced teacher allows them to more effectively inculcate those ideas.
True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.
At some point - I care about charter schools and criminal justice reform and $20 trillion in debt and real growth. At some point, I want to hear that clash of ideas. I don`t care if it gets ugly. That`s what campaigns are all about.
I mentioned charter schools, and experimenting with our school system, to make it work. I think that's something we really have to pay attention to.
I've consistently said, we need to support charter schools.
I think it is important to experiment, by looking at how we can reward excellence in the classroom.
Wisdom is not a product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
[Betsy DeVos] does care about charter schools, which are public schools.
She does care about choice, which is a perfectly legitimate thing to care about. It's because it's the one issue where the Democratic donor base was really energized, which was the teacher unions.
Betsy DeVos is not the most informed person on education policy, but I have seen her present a few times, and she presents as a pretty respectable, intelligent person who has cared passionately about education and cares about charter schools.
Just, as I have traveled around from school to school, whether it's project-based learning or an outward bound curriculum, it's very hard to tell the difference between charters and public anymore. There's no fine line.
It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.
The charter school is a possibility, an alternative in certain circumstances, but not in most, and not in most places, and not - most parents don't have either the time, the inclination or the aptitude to sit and go through sifting what school and what is available and what the options are.
I think charter schools, choice, and frankly school standards need a champion.
Charter schools are public schools. They're paid for publicly and they're part of the public system. They just have a more independent structure.
If you don't pass your values on to your kids, someone else will.
90 percent of American schoolchildren are in public schools.
And the emphasis on private schools and charter schools and parochial schools is not unimportant.
Reversed [Hillary Clinton's] position on charter schools, reversed her position on changing the way our urban education is run, because she has sold out to the teachers union.
The only role other than paying their taxes, whatever those are, the only role for philanthropy broadly - of which the rich should give disproportionately - the more, the better - and I think there is a positive trend in that direction - there are certain risk-taking things, like trying out a new type of charter school or funding a new kind of medicine.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in high school.
Younger teachers are definitely more likely to have worked at charter schools as opposed to have just heard of them. Charter schools explicitly look, often, to hire younger people.
A-PLUS Act - allow states to operate like charter schools.
I support charters, but the right kind of charters.
I support charters that support kids who have the highest needs. A charter should be targeting students who are in serious trouble. It should serve students who didn't succeed in public schools when it can help them. Or, at least, charters should agree to accept similar proportions of the kids with the highest needs.
Albuquerque is my home. I want my kids and all of our children to be able to go to any public or charter school and receive an excellent education.
Not every child learns for the same purpose, not every child thrives in the same settings and schools. Limiting a child to just one opportunity does nothing more than limit that child's future. The way forward must involve more public charter schools, which offer parents a tuition-free alternative to their neighborhood school.