Monday, December 24, 2007

"You Can Clap for Teachers, That's Good"

You don't hear a lot of talk like that nowadays, unless you're paying attention to John Edwards. Here are a few more quotes:

"It's a fact that having a good teacher is the single most effective way to improve a classroom."

"We give (teachers) too little control over their classrooms."

"Teachers are heroes for dedicating their lives to our children, but heroes have to pay the bills too. Instead of helping teachers overcome problems, some people talk like teachers are the problem."

And here's the speech it came from. It's well worth a view:

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