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  • I got an early education from television. -- Debra Wilson
  • Investment in early education is not a Liberal or Conservative idea. Nor should it be decided along party lines. -- Madeleine M. Kunin
  • Let me ask you: Should only children of the wealthy have access to quality early education? Should only children of the wealthy have access to a college degree? The answer - the only answer - is: no. -- Lincoln Chafee
  • Do not use compulsion, but let early education be rather a sort of amusement. -- Plato
  • Let early education be a sort of amusement. You will then be better able to find out the natural bent. -- Plato
  • Avoid compulsion and let early education be a matter of amusement. Young children learn by games; compulsory education cannot remain in the soul. -- Plato
  • There is no other investment that has the kind of social multiplier effect that early education has. It is an incredible thing to nurture and watch grow and spread. -- Shakira
  • Research has shown time and time again that infants who receive the high-quality child care and early education programs do better in school, have more developed social skills, and display fewer behavior problems. -- Judy Biggert
  • My early education was in the public school system of Omaha, where, retrospectively, I realize that my high school training served me in good stead for the basic subjects of mathematics, English, foreign languages and history. -- Lawrence R. Klein
  • Children without access to quality early education programs start kindergarten with an 18-month disadvantage, and that gap continues to widen. By the time they are in fourth grade, many cannot do math or read at grade level. -- Mark Shriver
  • Even the best parents have to spend so much time making ends meet that they cannot help their kids with homework or afford the extra tutoring that wealthier students enjoy. To address these unjust disparities, we need an early education revolution. -- Sal Albanese
  • I moved to Seattle when I was two or three years old. Had my early education there, and would spend summers on the farm in Maryland. Then I went to boarding school in New Hampshire, to St. Paul's School. From there, I moved to London. -- Alexis Denisof
  • ... there are no chains so galling as the chains of ignorance--no fetters so binding as those that bind the soul, and exclude it from the vast field of useful and scientific knowledge. O, had I received the advantages of early education, my ideas would, ere now, have expanded far and wide; but, alas! I possess nothing but moral capability--no teachings but the teachings of the Holy Spirit. -- Maria W. Stewart
  • I think we hear a lot of talk about college, and we don't hear about early education. -- Mitch Albom
  • One of the best investments we can make in a childā??s life is high-quality early education. -- Barack Obama
  • Getting an early education and then continuing it throughout life is a brilliant way to achieve success and live a purposeful life. -- Debasish Mridha M.D.
  • Speaking as a biologist, I think women are less aggressive than men, and they play a larger role in the early education of the young and helping them overcome their genetic heirloom. -- Christian de Duve
  • In my own life, I believe it was an early education in poetical metaphor that helped me to grapple with and make sense of all the difficult and traumatic things that were to come. -- Natasha Trethewey
  • My early education was in the public school system of Omaha, where, retrospectively, I realize that my high school training served me in good stead for the basic subjects of mathematics, English, foreign languages and history. -- Lawrence R. Klein
  • Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion has no hold on the mind. Therefore do not use compulsion, but let early education be a sort of amusement; you will then be better able to discover the child's natural bent. -- Plato
  • Early childhood education begins early, even before birth. -- Madeleine M. Kunin
  • Every working family in America knows how hard it is today to find affordable childcare or early childhood education. -- Bernie Sanders
  • The Sistine Chapel is an extraordinary work of education - it lays out all the early books of the Bible. -- Peter Greenaway
  • Early childhood education is an urgent educational, economic and moral imperative. Without it, we face a long-term national economic security crisis. -- J. B. Pritzker
  • My mother is a professor of early childhood education. When I was two she would say she knew I was going to be an actor. -- Matt Damon
  • Teachers say their schools of education did not adequately prepare them for the classroom. They would have welcomed more mentoring and feedback in their early years. -- Arne Duncan
  • When I was four years old, my mother put me into a school for early music education where you get perfect pitch and harmony and composition. -- Yoko Ono
  • Early college high schools in North Carolina and across the country show us that challenge - not remediation - is an approach to education that works. -- Mike Easley
  • Accounting for the unpaid care economy can drive progressive policies such as paid family leave, social security credits for early childcare, tax credits, and quality early childhood education. -- Sri Mulyani Indrawati
  • It is very important that our young people have constructive early work experiences. But it is equally important that their jobs are safe and complement their education, rather than complete it. -- Alexis Herman
  • From an early age I was told that I was expected to do more than continue to run a small business. Education was important and seen as a way of moving forward. -- John Pople
  • All you've got to do is go back and look in the early 1900s and see what we had in Texas without public education and realize what it has done for the state. -- Pete Laney
  • Only one in five children in the U.S. lives within walking distance of a park. Many more lack access to a quality early childhood education that provides ample time and space to play. -- Darell Hammond
  • I was one of the first 18-year-olds in the United States elected to public office right after 18-year-olds got the right to vote back in the early '70s. I ran for the Board of Education. -- Michael Moore
  • Early education is the type of issue politicians nod their heads at, and then when it comes time to make a tough decision, a financial trade-off, inevitably it's about the first item tossed from the table. -- J. B. Pritzker
  • Experts tell us that 90% of all brain development occurs by the age of five. If we don't begin thinking about education in the early years, our children are at risk of falling behind by the time they start Kindergarten. -- Bob Ehrlich
  • It drove home, personally, the value of early detection and education and intervention. -- Janet Napolitano
  • A neglect of one's sentimental education early in life could bear the most unfortunate fruit. -- Daniel Kehlmann
  • From a very early age, I've had to interrupt my education to go to school. -- George Bernard Shaw
  • I began my education at a very early age; in fact, right after I left college. -- Winston Churchill
  • The goal of early childhood education should be to activate the child's own natural desire to learn. -- Maria Montessori
  • A first class system of early childhood education is the hallmark of a caring and civilized society. -- Andy Hargreaves
  • The quality of education that children receive early in life has a bearing on their later life that we may never fully understand. -- Miguel Ferrer
  • Having a highly homogeneous background, education, values, preferences, etc, in the very early team is better than not - cuts down on time-wasting arguments. -- Max Levchin
  • Early college high schools in North Carolina and across the country show us that challenge - not remediation - is an approach to education that works. -- Mike Easley
  • Our single greatest defense against scientific ignorance is education, and early in the life of every scientist, the child's first interest was sparked by a teacher. -- Peter Agre
  • I was born in Paris in 1950. I had a strict upper-class Catholic education but I never really fitted in the system and revolted against it quite early. -- Francois Gautier
  • Prospective teachers may read about the science of education, but they'll only grasp the art in their early years by seeing it practiced and having it commended to them. -- Carol Ann Tomlinson
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