Ed Team

Teaching to souls

Filed By Ed Team | August 30, 2009 7:00 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: joe quigley, LGBT, schools, standardized testing

"Perhaps, after this, emphasis will be placed back on giving students knowledge, as opposed training them to take tests. Give them the knowledge, they can ace any test; and their lives will be richer. Train them only to take tests, and you have suppliers of statistics with no souls. It is time for people to begin listening to the teachers who are close to their children, as opposed the educational 'experts' who are nowhere near the kids."

--Joe Quigley, upon being reinstated by a judge as a public school teacher after he was fired for advocating for LGBT rights in class

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