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“... the ladder was there from 'the gutter to the university,' and for those stalwart enough to ascend it, the schools were a boon and a path out of poverty.”
“One of the persistent ironies of reform is the impossibility of predicting the full consequences of change ...”
“The person who knows 'how' will always have a job. The person who knows 'why' will always be his boss.”
“Sometimes, the most brilliant and intelligent minds do not shine in standardized tests because they do not have standardized minds.”
Diane Ravitch, U.S. writer, historian, educator
Full name: Diane Silvers Ravitch.