“I’m going to insist that we’ve got decent funding, enough teachers, and computers in the classroom, but unless you turn off the television set and get over a certain anti-intellectualism that I think pervades some low-income communities, our children are not going to achieve.” ~~ Barack Obama
“The world’s urban poor and the illiterate are going to be increasingly disadvantaged and are in danger of being left behind. The web has added a new dimension to the gap between the first world and the developing world. We have to start talking about a human right to connect.” ~~ Tim Berners-Lee
“When somebody has learned how to program a computer … You’re joining a group of people who can do incredible things. They can make the computer do anything they can imagine.” ~~ Tim Berners-Lee
“We know that education is everything to our children’s future. We know that they will no longer just compete for good jobs with children from Indiana, but children from India and China and all over the world.” ~~ Barack Obama
“No one has ever died, from an overexposure to education. ” ~~ Robert M. Hensel
Submitted by Robert M. Hensel.
“The secret lies entirely in the fact that education is as effective as it is pleasant, unhurried, casual, and is as ineffective as it is stressed to be important.” ~~ L. Ron Hubbard
Submitted by Marie Claire Tagliaferro.