Quotable and Notable

The Education Gadfly

?The Republican pledge that was unveiled a few weeks ago would include the largest cut in education in history? We think that is inexcusable and irresponsible.''

?Dan Pfeiffer, White House Communications Director

?Barack Obama to Spotlight Education,? Politico.com

70%

The rise in the ratio of staff to students since the 1970s.

?NEA is a union, not an association to help students,? Hernando Today