Growing Lilies in the Desert (page 7)

Growing Lilies in the Desert (page 7)
We need a new approach to break the cycle of failed and frustrated reform efforts. We have been dividing, even scattering our resources for educational improvement instead of focusing on the most important lever for change —people, and increasing their capacity through knowledge. Let’s focus our resources on our people, our professional educators. But this takes the insight, strategy, and will to convince the public that the investment in this development is worth it; that it is in fact, the only way to move the education of all this country's children forward.

Referenced in The Skillful Teacher, 7th Edition, p.7
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