Here’s a line that evidently didn’t hit me when I read the transcript for the speech a couple of weeks ago. After telling the story of a four-year-old, who becomes discouraged when she can’t find the mouse on her family’s TV, he says,
Media that’s targeted at you but doesn’t include you may not be worth sitting still for.
Substitute Education for Media, and this is a huge statement the coincides with what a lot of educators and education reformers have been saying for a long time.
I just love it when somebody comes up with a way of saying it all in one sentence!