Education, Teaching, and School

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Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. --Nelson Mandela

Old teachers never die...they just lose their class.

You know you have a problem child when the teacher wants a written excuse for his presence.

Praise the young and they will bloom.

Teachers make the grade.

Preschool teachers enjoy the little things in life.

If you can read this...thank a teacher

It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.

Teachers make the little things count...

Teachers love to hear the pitter patter of feet going out to recess.

For every teacher willing to teach there are thirty not willing to be taught....often in the same classroom.

I'm as lucky as can be cause the world's best teacher is teaching me.

Learning is a journey, not a destination.

Love is the square root of teaching.

There are three good reasons to be a teacher - June, July, and August.

A good teacher is like a candle - it consumes itself to light the way for others.

I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework. --Lily Tomlin

A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary. --Thomas Carruthers

The secret of teaching is to appear to have known all your life what you just learned this morning.

It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference. --Tom Brokaw

A good teacher is like a candle - it consumes itself to light the way for others

There is no knowledge that is not power. --Ralph Waldo Emerson

Some people talk in their sleep. Lecturers talk while other people sleep. --Albert Camus

The following was written by a 15 year old student in Arizona.

New Pledge of Allegiance

Since the Pledge of Allegiance And The Lord's Prayer Are not allowed in most Public schools anymore because the word "God" is mentioned, a kid in Arizona wrote the attached NEW School Prayer:

Now I sit me down in school Where praying is against the rule

For this great nation under God Finds mention of Him very odd.

If scripture now the class recites, It violates the Bill of Rights.

And any time my head I bow Becomes a Federal matter now.

Our hair can be purple, orange or green, That's no offense; it's a freedom scene.

The law is specific, the law is precise. Prayers spoken aloud are a serious vice.

For praying in a public hall Might offend someone with no faith at all. In silence alone we must meditate, God's name is prohibited by the state.

We're allowed to cuss and dress like freaks, And pierce our noses, tongues and cheeks.

They've outlawed guns, but FIRST the Bible. To quote the Good Book makes me liable.

We can elect a pregnant Senior Queen, And the "unwed daddy" our Senior King.

It's "inappropriate" to teach right from wrong, We're taught that such "judgments" do not belong.

We can get our condoms and birth controls, Study witchcraft, vampires and totem poles.

But the Ten Commandments are not allowed, No word of God must reach this crowd.

It's scary here I must confess, When chaos reigns the school's a mess.

So, Lord, this silent plea I make: Should I be shot, my soul please take!

Amen Our education system ???

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