“You need to use all of those communication tools in your toolkit to really get those stories out there,” Heidi says.
“No matter what color you are, it’s great for young people to be taught by individuals that they recognize as being of similar backgrounds from them,” Dr. Williams says.
“Pre-K provides children with experiences that just lay that foundation for all of their future learning,” Janine says. “It makes them excited about learning, it makes them curious about learning more.”
“While our teachers can teach history and they can teach geography, there’s a hidden curriculum that when a student gets to sit down – and not just talk with, but on a day-to-day basis interact – with a student that’s born somewhere else, the culture becomes much more easy to understand,” says Dr. Hoadley.
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"To ignore the link [between performance and...] poverty is to beg for failure in any successful use of this testing system."
“The belief is not about me. The building is not about me. It’s about the culture of the community, the district… Begin with the end in mind.”
"I believe our biggest problem with technology actually starts in our minds. Our minds our the greatest software ever invented and we need to program it for excellence."
"Nobody has ever complained to me that we've given too much communication. [...] My belief is that you shouldn't try to hide anything or make anything appear what it is not. Whatever we are going to do we are going to send out factual information."