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Extension work is not exhortation. Nor is it exploitation of the people, or advertising of an institution, or publicity work for securing students. It is a plain, earnest, and continuous effort to meet the needs of the people on their own farms and in the localities.
~By Liberty Hyde Bailey ~


Delaware State has established itself as an institution of excellence in its own right and attracts a diversity of students from various races, socio-economic status and locations.
~By Michael N. Castle ~


Education is a shared commitment between dedicated teachers, motivated students and enthusiastic parents with high expectations.
~By Bob Beauprez ~


If we do not get No Child Left Behind right for Limited English Proficient students, the law will be a failure for most schools in the 15th Congressional District, and for many across the nation.
~By Ruben Hinojosa ~


With Michigan's economic future on the line, we can't afford to have our 500 local school districts marching in different directions. Instead, we need a high standards, mandatory curriculum to get all our students on the road to higher education and a good paying job.
~By Jennifer Granholm ~


I tell students that the opportunities I had were a result of having a good educational background. Education is what allows you to stand out.
~By Ellen Ochoa ~


Most students have thoughts about emigrating to Israel. A significant number go on aliyah. We are proud of our Israel programs, which come at a considerable cost to the university.
~By Norman Lamm ~


I tell my students to try to know molecules, so well that when they have some question involving molecules, they can ask themselves, What would I do if I were that molecule?
~By George Wald ~


Math and science fields are not the only areas where we see the United States lagging behind. Less than 1 percent of American high school students study the critical foreign languages of Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Korean or Russian, combined.
~By Cathy McMorris ~


If American schooling is inadequate now, just imagine how much more obsolete it will be when today's kindergarten students graduate from high school in just 12 years.
~By Janet Napolitano ~


I had something called the back of the chair test. Where I sit, we don't sit like you and I do. I can see a sliver right behind them and they come out and they sit like this like god students and they don't touch the back of the chair.
~By James Lipton ~


You are almost not free, if you are teaching a group of graduate students, to become friends with one of them. I don't mean anything erotically charged, just a friendship.
~By Marilyn Hacker ~


The mission for the day is to encourage students to think beyond traditional career opportunities, prepare for future careers and entrance into the workplace.
~By Allen Tate ~


More time on paperwork means less time spent with students or preparing lessons for students. It is as simple as that. The numerous reforms in the bill will go a long way to free our time of special educators.
~By Christopher Bond ~


The three major administrative problems on a campus are sex for the students, athletics for the alumni, and parking for the faculty.
~By Robert M. Hutchins ~


If giving points to some students to achieve greater diversity is a quota system in violation of the Constitution, how can the awarding of points to the children of a less diverse alumni be upheld?
~By Adam Schiff ~


My own experience is that a certain kind of genius among students is best brought out in bed.
~By Allen Ginsberg ~


Everyone in those days expected that art students were wild, licentious characters. We didn't know how to be, but we sure were anxious to learn.
~By Norman Rockwell ~


I loved school, I loved putting on my uniform and doing homework every day. I was one of those good students that the teachers liked. I guess that's got to be a pretty nerdy, geeky part of me.
~By Yvonne Strahovski ~


Any idea can be brought into the classroom if the point is to inquire into its structure, history, influence and so forth. But no idea belongs in the classroom if the point of introducing it is to recruit your students for the political agenda it may be thought to imply.
~By Stanley Fish ~


Until these college students came into town, we were all very poor and didn't have money to do anything.
~By Santiago Durango ~


My fellow students there were very smart, but the really novel thing was that they actually seemed to put a lot of effort into their school work. By the end of my first semester there, I began to get into that habit as well.
~By Eric Allin Cornell ~


These ivy league students are in the upper echelon of the college boards and had great opportunity in front of them regardless of where they go to college. Its in their very nature and it is something they expect.
~By Michael N. Castle ~


The faster you go, the more students you leave behind. It doesn't matter how much or how fast you teach. The true measure is how much students have learned.
~By William Glasser ~


Real education should consist of drawing the goodness and the best out of our own students. What better books can there be than the book of humanity?
~By Cesar Chavez ~


I once knew a house rather like The Land of Smiles - an old house occupied by a varied collection of young people, mainly students. However none of these people were true models for the characters in the book, though their way of life may have been.
~By Margaret Mahy ~


Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students.
~By Solomon Ortiz ~


In the year 1915 a series of trivial incidents led some Chinese students in Cornell University to take up the question of reforming the Chinese language.
~By Hu Shih ~


Pell grants are the foundation of Federal student aid. As someone who attended college with the help of Pell grants and as chairman of the Pell Grant Caucus, I know how important they are for our Nation's low-income students.
~By Ric Keller ~


Once I completed the Cube and demonstrated it to my students, I realized it was nearly impossible to put down.
~By Erno Rubik ~


With the establishment of a presence in all three counties of Delaware, recruitment in and outside Delaware and throughout the world and new master's and doctoral programs, Delaware State University will continue to grow and attract even more qualified students.
~By Michael N. Castle ~


The educational resources provided by a child's fellow students are more important for his achievement than are the resources provided by the school board.
~By James S. Coleman ~


I no longer teach law. But when I did I advised my students that they should never accept a case if it meant that by doing so you couldn't sleep at night.
~By Christopher Darden ~


I admired what my students were writing, but I think their improvement doesn't directly result from me but from being in a class, being with each other.
~By Thom Gunn ~


With nearly all students leaving public high school having taken some vocational education, this bill continues to provide communities with the funding necessary to give students an edge on career training.
~By John M. McHugh ~


When our thousands of Chinese students abroad return home, you will see how China will transform itself.
~By Deng Xiaoping ~


I was at a benefit for some imprisoned students in the '60s at San Francisco State, and there were lots of poets reading for the benefit: one was Elizabeth Bishop.
~By Thom Gunn ~


Running a school where the students all succeed, even if some students have to help others to make the grade, is good preparation for democracy.
~By William Glasser ~


Education in our times must try to find whatever there is in students that might yearn for completion, and to reconstruct the learning that would enable them autonomously to seek that completion.
~By Allan Bloom ~


Students of American history will recall that the important place where work gets done in the legislative body, almost without exception, is in the committees, more so than on the floor although sometimes more attention is paid to the floor.
~By Paul Sarbanes ~


We can teach a lot of things, but if the teacher can't relate by talking to a group of friendly students, he'll never be a competent teacher.
~By William Glasser ~


Do we talk about the dignity of work? Do we give our students any reason for believing it is worthwhile to sacrifice for their work because such sacrifices improve the psychological and mental health of the person who makes them?
~By Sargent Shriver ~


Grades are almost completely relative, in effect ranking students relative to others in their class. Thus extra achievement by one student not only raises his position, but in effect lowers the position of others.
~By James S. Coleman ~


Our campaign is powered by college students who are not about to let the first genocide of the 21st century happen on their watch.
~By Ross Martin ~


I have taught my students not to apply rules or mechanical ways of seeing.
~By Josef Albers ~


I teach writing courses and first of all, I teach my students what prosody is.
~By Theodore Sturgeon ~


I feel that I learned far more from my students than I could possibly have taught them.
~By Arno Penzias ~


Journalism students need to understand it and need a solid background in the liberal arts, in sociology, economics, literature and language, because they won't get it later on.
~By Harrison Salisbury ~


The best math lesson we can teach college students this year is to subtract a tuition increase and benefit from the dividends of higher education.
~By Jodi Rell ~


Is it not dangerous to have students study together for years, copying the same models and approximately the same path?
~By Theodore Gericault ~


So this is the space during tutoring hours. It's very busy. Same principles: one-on-one attention, complete devotion to the students' work and a boundless optimism and sort of a possibility of creativity and ideas.
~By Dave Eggers ~


Our best teachers do more than impart facts and figures - they inspire and encourage students and instill a true desire to learn. That's a fine art in itself.
~By Sonny Perdue ~


There are certain authors that do not turn students on; it is the truth. Homer happens to be one of them.
~By William Scott ~


I had a hard time convincing students that they were going to North Africa to understand the North Africans, not to understand themselves.
~By Clifford Geertz ~


More students have a better knowledge of pop culture than of the Constitution.
~By Charles Bowen ~


The result was, when Congress convened in January 1971, everyone was now an environmentalist. They had seen a new force, college students, who favored the environment.
~By Pete McCloskey ~


In 1967, the students at San Francisco State invited the poet Amiri Baraka to the campus for a semester. He attracted other influential black writers such as Sonia Sanchez, Ed Bullins, Eldridge Cleaver. What emerged was something we called the community communications program. That's how I got involved; I got involved in a little play.
~By Danny Glover ~


Just the example Delaware State University graduates set by the way they live their lives, should be an inspiration to other high school students to go to Delaware State.
~By Michael N. Castle ~


Meanwhile, parents, students and teachers all report higher satisfaction with charter schools. People like them. They cost less money. They raise the academic achievement of poor kids. Go ahead, get a little enthused.
~By Maggie Gallagher ~


I teach one semester a year, and this year I'm just teaching one course during that semester, a writing workshop for older students in their late 20s and early 30s, people in our graduate program who are already working on a manuscript and trying to bring it to completion.
~By Tobias Wolff ~


Every year I teach dozens of students at the University of Birmingham. Most of the students on the gender and sexuality courses are women. I guess this is because the boys don't think that gender applies to them: that it's a subject for girls.
~By Louise Brown ~


Asian countries produce eight times as many engineering bachelors as the United States, and the number of U.S. students graduating at the masters and PhD levels in these areas is declining.
~By Mark Kennedy ~


The scramble to get into college is going to be so terrible in the next few years that students are going to put up with almost anything, even an education.
~By Barnaby C. Keeney ~


Commencement speeches were invented largely in the belief that outgoing college students should never be released into the world until they have been properly sedated.
~By G. B. Trudeau ~


One of the reasons I came to Berkeley was because I saw so many students of all different colors speaking so many different languages and ferociously presenting all these different views. I thought, this is the 21st century and I want to be here!
~By June Jordan ~


By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
~By Elijah Cummings ~


The key thing is, even if you only have a couple of hours a month, those two hours shoulder-to-shoulder, next to one student, concentrated attention, shining this beam of light on their work, on their thoughts and their self-expression, is going to be absolutely transformative, because so many of the students have not had that ever before.
~By Dave Eggers ~


What students lack in school is an intellectual relationship or conversation with the teacher.
~By William Glasser ~


Children are amazing, and while I go to places like Princeton and Harvard and Yale, and of course I teach at Columbia, NYU, and that's nice and I love students, but the most fun of all are the real little ones, the young ones.
~By David Dinkins ~


I think if you look at Sam Raimi and Jim Cameron, those guys know things about filmmaking that almost nobody knows anymore. They are students of film from when they handmade films themselves, you know cut films with their own hands and razor blades and tape.
~By Dileep Rao ~


Pell Grants are, and have been, critically important tools in making higher education a possibility for lower- and middle-income students.
~By Christopher Dodd ~


We must be both more conservative and more liberal than most students of Christian worship: conservative in holding exclusively to God's commands in Scripture as our rule of worship, and liberal in defending the liberty of those who apply those.
~By John Frame ~


There is a way in which all writing is connected. In a second language, for example, a workshop can liberate the students' use of the vocabulary they're acquiring.
~By Marilyn Hacker ~


Students rarely disappoint teachers who assure them in advance that they are doomed to failure.
~By Sidney Hook ~


There have been some medical schools in which somewhere along the assembly line, a faculty member has informed the students, not so much by what he said but by what he did, that there is an intimate relation between curing and caring.
~By Ashley Montagu ~


The Stanford prison experiment came out of class exercises in which I encouraged students to understand the dynamics of prison life.
~By Philip Zimbardo ~


We've been doing this here since 1968, so we have been identified as an example of a free, democratic school, and many professors want to expose their students to our philosophy.
~By Daniel Greenberg ~


Here, class attendance is expected and students are required to take notes, which they are tested on. What is missing, it seems to me, is the use of knowledge, the practical training.
~By Harrison Salisbury ~


Today's tax cuts provide yet another illustration of the Republicans' fiscally irresponsible economic policies that ignore the needs of America's middle class, students, and working families.
~By Ellen Tauscher ~


I started thinking about my relationship with my students; I'm this guy who comes in from book - and movie - land and descends on angel wings into their classroom.
~By Richard Price ~


It is commonly said that a teacher fails if he has not been surpassed by his students. There has been no failure on our part in this regard considering how far they have gone.
~By Edmond H. Fischer ~


When the students are occupied, they're not juvenile delinquents. I believe that education is a capital investment.
~By Arlen Specter ~


Religion and morality are critical to how students think about politics and form opinions on political issues.
~By Jeanne Shaheen ~


Experimental high energy physics research is a group effort. I have been very fortunate to have had outstanding students and colleagues who have made invaluable contributions to the research with which I have been associated.
~By Jerome Isaac Friedman ~


I was told that I had to give grades to the students, which I wasn't particularly interested in doing.
~By Merce Cunningham ~


We must be willing to pay inspiring math and science teachers, who have high paying alternatives in industry, more to teach and reward students who take more challenging courses in high school.
~By Mark Kennedy ~


The visual information of art history is going to students seamlessly, without the enormous trouble those of us who are older had when we studied art history many years ago.
~By Robert Nelson ~


Having been an educator for so many years I know that all a good teacher can do is set a context, raise questions or enter into a kind of a dialogic relationship with their students.
~By Godfrey Reggio ~


I started playing piano with a little band in high school. I was terrible. I thought I had absolutely no talent. I couldn't keep time. I only got into McGill, which was a lousy music school, because they were taking American music students.
~By Burt Bacharach ~


My athleticism was really the core to social acceptance, because in those days the overwhelming number of students came from more of a public school background than I did.
~By Roger Bannister ~


My report card always said, 'Jim finishes first and then disrupts the other students'.
~By Jim Carrey ~


The Massachusetts Institute of Technology accepts blacks in the top ten percent of students, but at MIT this puts them in the bottom ten percent of the class.
~By Thomas Sowell ~


I learned that kids in show business are so different from regular, average students. They would gather behind you and help you to succeed in any way possible.
~By Wally George ~


They were often the first students in their family to go to college and the very idea of higher education was still foreign to them. They had to make a conscious and often difficult decision to come to college.
~By Michael N. Castle ~


Now, after the communist take-over in 1948, the amount of feature films produced dwindled to three a year, while the school was, you know, every year another three, four, five students.
~By Milos Forman ~


Aside from a few master teachers that we have had over the years, this has been a completely local talent development. But people have started to come now from Chicago, we have a number of students from Chicago and different places of the country and even in the world.
~By Katherine Dunham ~


I told the students that whatever they did in class was for the wastebasket.
~By Imogen Cunningham ~


I encourage students to pursue an idea far enough so they can see what the cliches and stereotypes are. Only then do they begin to hit pay dirt.
~By Robert Morgan ~


I am sure my fellow-scientists will agree with me if I say that whatever we were able to achieve in our later years had its origin in the experiences of our youth and in the hopes and wishes which were formed before and during our time as students.
~By Felix Bloch ~


Crabbed and obscure definitions are of no use beyond a narrow circle of students, of whom probably every one has a pet one of his own.
~By Frederick Pollock ~

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