Thursday, September 18, 2008

Calling for Effective Teachers in Every School

Attendees to Monday's National Education Summit were interviewed for their thoughts on key principles of the Summit. Individual interviews of these attendees and others will be available for viewing on the Aspen Institute website.

Senator William Brock, former-US Senator from Tennessee, Founder of Intellectual Development Systems, Inc.

You can never have a world-class education system without having a world-class teacher. We pay them like dirt then we micromanage them – we are driving the very best away. You have to pay better with portable pensions and give them the treatment a professional requires.

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