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"There are 27,500 schools in Poland, 7 million students, and 600,000 teachers. There are 18,000 Russian-language teachers, and not even 1,500 teachers who can teach English, German, or French.'' Wiktor Kulerski, the leader of Teacher Solidarity and deputy minister of education in Poland

"Trying to educate children without the involvement of their family is like trying to play a basketball game without all of the players on the court.'' Senator Bill Bradley, D-N.J.

"The high school teacher should be paid more than the college professor. And the junior high teacher more than the high school teacher. And the elementary teacher more than the junior high teacher. The kindergarten teacher should receive the highest salary of all, because experts have proven that our earliest years are our most formative.'' Actor Edward James Olmos, who played math teacher Jaime Escalante in the movie Stand and Deliver

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