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American politician and member 1948-
Education is a shared commitment between dedicated teachers, motivated students and enthusiastic parents with high expectations.
Robert M. Hutchins
American educational philosopher 1899-1977
The three major administrative problems on a campus are sex for the students, athletics for the alumni, and parking for the faculty.
Anna Louise Strong
American journalist and activist 1885-1970
A certain number of Americans are already in Peking and most of us here feel that it would be very useful for the United States and especially for the Left-wing progressive movement in the United States if groups of students such as you mention could make a tour of China.
Brian Austin Green
American actor, rapper and producer 1973-
A lot of student directors used to pick other students to be in their graduate films, so. I ended up doing a couple of them just for fun. Eventually, I got an agent through a friend and I did some commercials; then I got Knots Landing.
Amos Bronson Alcott
American educator and social reformer 1799-1888
A true teacher defends his students against his own personal influences.
American teacher, poet, writer 1916-1986
A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students.
American journalist 1960-
After every massacre in a school, Americans grasp at quick cures. 'Let's install metal detectors and give guns to teachers' Let's crack down on troublemakers, weeding out kids who fit the profile of a gunman. Let's buy bulletproof whiteboards for the students to scurry behind, or train kids to throw erasers or cans of soup at an attacker.'
American academic and social critic 1947-
American universities are organized on the principle of the nuclear rather than the extended family. Graduate students are grimly trained to be technicians rather than connoisseurs. The old German style of universal scholarship has gone.
Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
An instructor should exemplify the things he seeks to teach. It will be of great advantage if you yourself can do all you ask of your students and more.Source: Jeet Kune Do (1997) Part 5 On training in Jeet Kune Do
American basketball coach 1940-
As I've said, basketball has been, I think, a real cooperative venture. There have been a lot of people that have been involved in it: coaches, administrators - not recently - fans and nobody, nobody any more so than students over the years.
English American author 1954-
At 16, when I was at Henry M. Gunn High School, I had a crush on the English teacher, and my grades improved dramatically. This great school had only 400 students, mostly children of Stanford professors, and it was more usual to have classes under one of the oak trees dotted around the campus than in the classroom.
American civil servant 1964-
At a time when going to college has never been more important, it's never been more expensive, and our nation's families haven't been in this kind of financial duress since the great depression. And so what we have is just sort of a miraculous opportunity simply by stopping the subsidy to banks when we already have the risk of loans. We can plow those savings into our students. And we can make college dramatically more affordable, tens of billions of dollars over the next decade.
American politician 1936-
Community colleges are one of America's great social inventions a gateway to the future for first time students looking for an affordable college education, and for mid-career students looking to get ahead in the workplace.
Mexican novelist and essayist 1928-2012
Diplomacy in a sense is the opposite of writing. You have to disperse yourself so much: the lady who comes in crying because she's had a fight with the secretary; exports and imports; students in trouble; thumbtacks for the embassy.
American writer 1930-1992
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.
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