The New Civil Right: Education?
"Right now, we don't have the capacity to ensure that everyone gets what is really the new civil right -- access to a high-quality public education. That is going to require equalization of resources, and it is going to require investments. When people -- particularly rich people -- say that money doesn't matter. I don't see them trying to give it up."
Three months later, the Public Education Network Weekly NewsBlast is still quoting from the debate at TC in October between the education advisors of the two presidential candidates. The following, from Obama advisor Linda Darling-Hammond is the current PEN Quote of the Week:
-Linda Darling-Hammond, professor of education,
Published Friday, Jan. 9, 2009