“It’s just been a wonderful addition to our community,” Tom says. “The community response has been overwhelmingly positive.”
“I think it fits so much with the strategic planning and the leader development we are doing district by district in that there needs to be a definitive plan for each of those four components in order to really have students that are ready for the rapidly changing world and for their future,” Diane says.
“When we have too many priorities we actually have none, and if everything is urgent then nothing is,” Diane says.
“As I began teaching, I really saw that in my own teaching. There was all kind of things I could do, but they were still going to develop at different rates, and there was only so much I could control,” Bill says.
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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."