We're a superpower with a Third World grid.
Education enables people and societies to be what they can be.
We cannot accomplish all that we need to do without working together.
Ignorance has always been the weapon of tyrants; enlightenment the salvation of the free.
I choose bold. I choose action. I choose what's right for the people. I choose to make a difference.
The smartest thing we can do to create high-wage jobs and grow our economy is to keep our focus on education.
Whether you are a Democrat or a Republican, our nation is stronger when we are respected throughout the world.
Raising a family is difficult enough. But it's even more difficult for single parents struggling to make ends meet. They don't need more obstacles. They need more opportunities.
As state leaders, I think its important for us to provide our perspectives on issues we face every day - like access to school spending, access to health care and governing in a global economy.
We must never forget that it is the private sector - not government - that is the engine of economic opportunity. Businesses, particularly small businesses, flourish and can provide good jobs when government acts as a productive partner.