Real education should educate us out of self into something far finer; into a selflessness which links us with all humanity.
There are 4 billion cell phones in use today. Many of them are in the hands of market vendors, rickshaw drivers, and others who've historically lacked access to education and opportunity. Information networks have become a great leveler, and we should use them together to help lift people out of poverty and give them a freedom from want.
When it comes to college education, American families are paying more and getting less.
Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within hearsay of little children tends toward the formation of character.
The greatest obstacle to those who hope to reform American education is complacency.
Higher education should provide an environment to test new ideas, debate theories, encounter challenging information, and figure out what one believes.
Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg didn't finish college. Too much emphasis is placed on formal education - I told my children not to worry about their grades but to enjoy learning.
The present structure of rewards in high schools produces a response on the part of an adolescent social system which effectively impedes the process of education.
It was a way out of poverty. It was a way to success. It was a way to education. And it was a way to a brighter day for me.
The government has convinced parents that at some point it's no longer their responsibility. And in fact, they force them, in many respects, to turn their children over to the public education system and wrest control from them and block them out of participation of that. That has to change or education will not improve in this country.
Education must be based on the certainty that faults cannot be atoned for or blotted out, but must always have their consequences. At the same time, there is the other certainty that, through progressive evolution, by slow adaptation to the conditions of environment, they may be transformed.
Education must, be not only a transmission of culture but also a provider of alternative views of the world and a strengthener of the will to explore them.
Early childhood education and care is critical to our youngest learners and their families.
What makes me angry? The education of children. How in God's name can you expect to have a functioning society the way we teach our kids?
I always give the opposite advice of all the feminists: I say you must get your education or decide what you want to do in that regard, but then get your love life in order.
I kind of stumbled on the material for 'An Education' and thought it would make a good movie, and one of the things that came out of that, for me, was that I learned that if you write a big part for a girl or a young woman, you get the opportunity to work with the best talent in the world.
Whenever education budgets get tightened, art programs are the first to get cut. Like the enduring popularity of reality TV, this never ceases to amaze me.
One of the great failings of our education system is that we tend to focus on those who are succeeding in exams, and there are plenty of them. But what we should also be looking at, and a lot more urgently, is those who fail.
Higher education is not growing fast enough to meet the needs of Nevada.
Our students are the best investment we can make for our country and our future economic prosperity. It's in our best interest to ensure they're receiving the best education possible and maximizing their potential.
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