emotion without action is irrelevant.
complain but don't take action.
We are moving in the right direction.
It does not mean that there are not major countries that have not stayed outside the treaty, including our own -- the United States. But we believe that we will eventually get every nation in the world on board ... because we keep monitoring their activities ... and we keep the pressure on them every day.
We are moving in the right direction. It does not mean we don't have great challenges before us.
I decided one night after working with this one foster baby who kept pulling his feed tube out of his nose, I decided to use my two degrees in fashion design and make an outfit that would stop him from pulling these tubes out. That's how it began. There are so many other parents out there that could benefit from something like this.
The rest of the time is up to the rest of us.
Our challenge as educators is to make sure children are fed, feel safe, and basic needs are met. Our job is to make it so they're not thinking of survival and can use their energy and attention to learn.
In poverty, people are possessions. In the middle class, possessions means things.
Most likely the coat was sold for milk or bread or helped a neighbor.
One of our goals is to build a sense of community within the group of first- and second-year teachers that are new to the district in Ottumwa, and the other is to help orientate those teachers to our community. The bus tour accomplishes both of those goals.
If maintenance is deferred, these buildings and structures decay to the point that major capital outlay is required.
The rest of the world did not go away because New York was attacked. There are many many problems in the world we need to address, not just that one.
No one anywhere in the (U.S.) government is standing up and asking "are we threatening world peace?".
I've repeatedly said that Bill Clinton is neither a leader nor a statesman and I'll say it again, ... I hope this prize will help change his mind.