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Quotation by Anna Quindlen
The future is built on brains, not prom court, as most people can tell you after attending their high school reunion. But you'd never know it by talking to kids or listening to the messages they get from the culture and even from their schools.
Anna Quindlen (b. 1953), U.S. journalist, columnist, author. The New York Times, sect. 4, p. 16 (November 7, 1993).
On a report issued by the Department of Education indicating that the United States spends only 2 cents on programs for talented students out of every $100 spent on public school education.
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