“We only can progress if we know where we are to start with,” Diane says. “We facilitate an environment where people feel comfortable stating what’s needed. It starts with a foundation of trust.”
“They have a million options, which is great,” Alicia says. “But at the same time, as a parent you have no idea what to pay attention to, and what’s right for your kid.”
“I think a lot of the technology that has been coming into play in education can really, really help small districts kind of whittle away some of these deficiencies, or areas where they’re lacking,” John says.
“I am of the belief that Instagram is where the future is, and I think when it comes to schools this is the platform that they really should be considering getting on,” Joel 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."