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A lot of charter schools are non-union schools that take a lot of teachers from alternative tracks, like Teach For America. They do this in part because a lot of charter schools have very strong ideologies around how they want teachers to teach. And they find that starting with a younger or more inexperienced teacher allows them to more effectively inculcate those ideas. Dana Goldstein

Not every child learns for the same purpose, not every child thrives in the same settings and schools. Limiting a child to just one opportunity does nothing more than limit that child's future. The way forward must involve more public charter schools, which offer parents a tuition-free alternative to their neighborhood school. Rick Perry

Charter schools are public schools that operate, to a certain extent, outside the system. They have more control over their teachers, curriculum and resources. They also have less money than public schools. Maggie Gallagher

Mr. Greer timed all our speeches with an oven timer. Things were nothing at Tribeca Alternative, considered one of Manhattan's finest prep schools, if not high tech. Meg Cabot

The evidence would suggest that there are some great alternative certification programmes and some lousy ones. There are some wonderful traditional education schools, and some that aren't so effective. What's important is less the pathway than the impact on students. Wendy Kopp

A-PLUS Act - allow states to operate like charter schools. Jim Demint

You [ Peter R. Breggin] have basically implied that they've turned our schools into something other than schools. What do you think the government has in mind by turning our schools into little clinics? Michael Savage

To educate the peasantry, three things are needed: schools, schools and schools. Leo Tolstoy

Charter schools have a far higher proportion of teachers who are not certified. Maggie Gallagher

The logic is that when you provide schools or any social service to people, they have no choice. They have to take what you give them, because they don't have the money to pay for schools themselves; that's why you provide schools in the first place. Esther Duflo

The trouble is not that schools don't work; they do. They're excellent machines for achieving historically accepted purposes. In suburban schools are children of the rich, who grow up to privilege and anesthetic oblivion to pain - and who then use the servants produced by ghetto schools. Jonathan Kozol

Republicans are always saying we should privatize things like schools, prisons, social security - hey, how about we privatize privacy! Because if the government forbids gay men from tying the knot, what is their alternative? They can`t all marry Liza Minnelli. Bill Maher

Just this week, my husband proposed a plan for schools and libraries to develop their own plans to keep children from finding indecent material on the Internet as an alternative to a Congressional proposal that would require a federally mandated solution. Tipper Gore

This is the problem with over-crowded inner-city schools there aren't enough parts for everyone in the nativity story. Karl Pilkington

And then the conditions of safety - or lack of safety - for teachers in public schools, and the disparity between public schools and private schools is shameful. Warren Beatty

When facing a dilemma, choose the more morally demanding alternative. Harold S. Kushner

I learned very early in my life in Whitehall, the acid test of any political question is; What is the Alternative? Lord Trent

That happiness does still the longest thrive where joys and griefs have turns alternative. Robert Herrick

Cigars are no safe alternative act. Ed Markey

Merely complaining without proposing an alternative offers nothing. Jacque Fresco

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