Monday, December 14, 2009

Quote of the Day

Sharlonda Buckman, chief executive officer of the network, called for criminal and civil action against those charged with educating the city's children, The Detroit News reported. (snip)
"Somebody needs to pay for this," Buckman told about 500 parents. "Somebody needs to go to jail, and it shouldn't be the kids." UPI
But it is the kids going to jail in every district in the nation when the students leave the system without a decent education and their frustration and anger result in a life of crime.

Context: "test results showed [Detroit] fourth- and eighth-graders had the worst math scores in the nation and teachers prepared to vote on whether to strike.

Hat Tip: Taxing Tennessee

No comments: