You have no power at all if you do not exercise constant power.
What is our greatest enemy Segregation.
We can do it better, more consistently, and in the end, it will cost us less because the students that we produce will be superior to those without technology experience.
We can close the gap and improve what happens in the classroom by using educational technology that is the same high quality everywhere.
There's a kind of sick security some people get out of keeping away from people with disabilities. They are running away from any situation that's not totally pure and all-American and that requires them to do any thinking.
The first place to start is on enforcement. We who got the ADA passed did the hard part, the heavy lifting.
People's lives have to change as a result of this legislation.
People didn't always see a person with a disability who had to use a ramp or elevator as people who have been given unnecessary privileges. But I run into that often now. People are saying, 'Why do we have to go to great expense for these people'
In preparation for it, we need to have folks who are trained, we need facilities, equipment and supplies, that are going to be built into our society, and we are going to spend a lot of money on it.
I have a great deal of respect and admiration for people who put themselves on the line.
He testified that when you looked at it through the eyes of 'let's do it,' the costs were very small. They were less than they'd had to spend to host a convention of transportation executives. The cost was not that great.
Education technology is very important because we have a massive challenge in public schools.
Education technology and school construction go together. Modernization, updating education facilities, and making a capital investment in education are all included.
We need to get ready for a world where terrorism will not ever fully go away.
I do not think we are ever going to be able to, for a long time, get the kind of quality of school personnel that we need in our schools, especially in the areas of science and math. One of the answers to that problem is to use more educational technology.
Therefore, you are not training young people for the world of today and the world of tomorrow unless you are doing proven technology training. That is one of the reasons I'm so concerned.
Technology tools such as laptops are the kind of help that we need. A program that provides laptops for all youngsters would close a gap that most of us are not aware of, or will not admit to, which is a tremendous gap in the poor communities.
There's a whole set of values, spawned by the vocal and highly visible Republicans, that appeal to the worst in people. Our society is moving in that direction.
We can not wait until we have enough trained people willing to work at a teacher's salary and under conditions imposed upon teachers in order to improve what happens in the classroom.
I will continue my activities related to education in one way or another. I certainly would have at the top my agenda, with respect to education, the need to do much better with modern educational technology.
Those involved in the program are interested in how to use photography, videos, the Internet, film, and anything related to communications and transmission of information in the most up-to-date modern ways.
It would be great if people with disabilities could unite with women, unite with minorities who depend on government enforcement.
It is very difficult to get legislation passed. But then the danger always is that you have no power at all if you do not exercise constant power.
We helped explain it to the Congress, but also Congress was getting people from back home who explained it to them in no uncertain terms.
I would like to spend my next two years showing how the aim of making technology available to every young person can be built into the effort to make our nation more secure. That is my latest concern and what I will be pushing over the next two years.
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