“I think one of the misconceptions that parents often have is that, when schools go one to one, the school is an advocate for a lot of screen time,” Dr. Marschhausen says. “And that couldn’t be further from the truth in a lot of cases.”
“Leaders create the culture and then hopefully that drives the behavior of everybody that’s in that organization and that behavior produces the results," says Dr. Bowers.
“The most obvious one, I think, is that most superintendents are hired by school boards and school boards tend to be pretty conservative and tend to follow a very traditional model in many cases,” Dr. Krendl says.
“It’s a constant tug and pull, which I think it should be,” Harry says. “We’re a little bit more nimble than a traditional school.”
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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."