Margaret Spellings Quotes


19 Margaret Spellings quotes:



"The absence of good, sound data makes it difficult to set policy at the federal, state and institutional levels, ... It's time to examine how we can maximize our investment in higher education."
Author: Spellings Quotes Category: Absence Quotes
"My top priority is raising student achievement, and I'm going to be as flexible as I possibly can to help all students, ... This is about children's futures and ensuring that New York City's parents have as many options as possible for their children. In exchange for more flexibility, New York City has committed to being accountable for making high-quality academic help available to more students, which will lead to increased achievement."
"The achievement gap is closing and that is great news for every student, ... These Blue Ribbon Schools are an example of what teachers and students can achieve."
"As children across America get ready to start classes, our thoughts and prayers are with the children who are living along the Gulf Coast and who may not be able to return to their schools for weeks or months. I'm working with the White House Task Force on Hurricane Katrina Response in order to find ways that we can help these children in any way we can. We will stick with these communities for as long as it takes to get them back on their feet."
Author: Spellings Quotes Category: America Quotes
"These Blue Ribbon Schools are an example of what teachers and students can achieve, ... For the first time, we are insisting on results and accountability in return for our federal investment in education."
Author: Spellings Quotes Category: Example Quotes
"There are things in the Department of Education's budget and the federal government's general (budget) that the president has called for either trimming or eliminating, (and) those things I'm sure will be on the table as we negotiate with"
Author: Spellings Quotes Category: Budgets Quotes
"We must not penalize any school of any kind for its commitment to these students,"
"This is a victory for children and parents all across the country. Chief Judge Friedman's decision validates our partnership with states to close the achievement gap, hold schools accountable and to ensure all students are reading and doing math at grade-level by 2014."
Author: Spellings Quotes Category: Children Quotes
"This is a national commitment to you all here in the Gulf Coast, ... We owe each of these precious children, particularly after all they have been through, a high quality education."
Author: Spellings Quotes Category: Children Quotes
"Also, make sure your children are challenged – make sure they are bringing more and more rigorous work home."
Author: Spellings Quotes Category: Children Quotes
"We're open to new ideas, but we're not taking our eye off the ball,"
Author: Spellings Quotes Category: Ideas Quotes
"m working with the White House Task Force on Hurricane Katrina Response in order to find ways that we can help these children in any way we can. We will stick with these communities for as long as it takes to get them back on their feet."
Author: Spellings Quotes Category: Force Quotes
"The federal government is doing something it has never done before, ... Our 9 percent investment is going to 90 percent. That's my big news."
"A growth model is not a way around accountability standards,"
Author: Spellings Quotes Category: Growth Quotes
"We don't want to write off this school year academically for these kids, and shouldn't, at least not yet."
Author: Spellings Quotes Category: Kids Quotes
"The result does show us we need to accelerate progress at all grade levels, with all kids, if we are to meet those goals,"
Author: Spellings Quotes Category: Kids Quotes
"I see lots of support for it in the states. I think smart governors know, all governors know, that if you don't have an educated work force you're not going to have a strong and thriving state economy."
Author: Spellings Quotes Category: Support Quotes
"It does show us that we're going to need to accelerate our progress at all grade levels and with all kids if we're to meet our goal"
Author: Spellings Quotes Category: Progress Quotes
"implement this law in a sensible and workable way."
Author: Spellings Quotes Category: Law Quotes



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