Tag: Ed Seltzer

Who Will Help Smartest Kids Achieve the Next Level?

By Mike Klein Three kids go to school.  One way under achieves, one achieves okay but nothing spectacular and the third kid achieves off the chart, leaving the other two way behind.  So which kid do you suppose will get the most resources if the school system has to pick and choose its priorities? Georgia state representative Ed Seltzer found himself in the same ballroom with U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan one morning last week at the Foundation for Excellence in Education annual conference.  Here is what Setzler asked when the microphone was passed his way: “I’ve heard folks say in different settings that high performing kids will take care of themselves (and) we don’t need to focus so much… View Article

I wanted to publicly say how much I appreciate Georgia Public Policy Foundation.  For those of you that will be entering the Legislature or are relatively new you may not quite yet appreciate how much we rely on Georgia Public Policy Foundation’s research and work.  As you know we’re a citizen’s legislature.  We have very little staff. They have been an invaluable, invaluable resource to us.  To put this [Forum] on and the regular programs that they do throughout the year make us better at what we do. (At the 2012 Georgia Legislative Policy Forum.)

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