“There isn’t a metal detector or a mental detector in the world that could identify the kinds of things that students are walking in with,” Dr. Lloyd says.
“Communities and schools are interrelated,” Jennifer says. “One of the things that nobody does really, really well… is really approach those in a joint way, cohesively.”
“It’s important, actually, that you fail,” Dan says. “It’s something you grow from.”
“I think we all agreed on the fact that we need change in our society,” the student says. “We wanted to make a difference and make a change, use our voices and make our statements heard.”
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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."