Monday, April 18, 2011

Quotes On Education To Make You Think.................

Education is a weapon,
whose effect depends on who
holds it in his hands and
at whom it is aimed.
-- Josef Stalin

The education of all children,
from the moment that they can get along without a mother's care,
shall be in state institutions at state expense.
-- Karl Marx

Give me four years to teach the children and
the seed I have sown will never be uprooted.
-- Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

When school children start paying union dues,
that's when I'll start representing the interests of school children.
-- Albert Shanker
(1928-1997) former president of the American Federation of Teachers

Children who know how to think for themselves spoil the harmony of the
collective society which is coming where everyone is interdependent
-- John Dewey
(1859-1952) American philosopher, psychologist, professor, and progressive educational reformer.

'Parent choice' proceeds from the belief that the purpose of education is to
provide individual students with an education. In fact, educating the
individual is but a means to the true end of education, which is to create a
viable social order to which individuals contribute and by which they are
sustained. 'Family choice' is, therefore, basically selfish and anti-social in
that it focuses on the 'wants' of a single family rather than the 'needs' of
-- Association of California School Administrators

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