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JK Elemenopee's "Education is the silver bullet" 2011 Tomato Nation page

Part of: Red Planet: The 2011 Tomato Nation Contest edit
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It pretty much boils down to these two quotes: *(1) "Education is the silver bullet. Education is everything. We don't need little changes, we need gigantic, monumental changes. Schools should be palaces. The competition for the best teachers should be fierce. They should be making six-figure salaries. Schools should be incredibly expensive for government and absolutely free of charge to its citizens, just like national defense. That's my position. I just haven't figured out how to do it ... more
It pretty much boils down to these two quotes: *(1) "Education is the silver bullet. Education is everything. We don't need little changes, we need gigantic, monumental changes. Schools should be palaces. The competition for the best teachers should be fierce. They should be making six-figure salaries. Schools should be incredibly expensive for government and absolutely free of charge to its citizens, just like national defense. That's my position. I just haven't figured out how to do it yet." - Sam Seaborn (The West Wing) ... and ... *(2) "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." - Margaret Mead ... *In summary: Let's do this. hide
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