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Leadership Summit Session #3-B: Wendy Kopp

Quotes from Hybels interview with Wendy Kopp, President of Teach for America

  • Where you are born has a great deal to how well you do educationally, and the possibilities that your kids will do better than you are doing.
  • We had 25,000 college seniors sign up last year to go to work in low-income schools to teach for two years.
  • It is your own personal conviction that enables you to call others to sacrifice and give themselves to the cause.
  • It took 10 years to get this organization going. It was the tenacious, don't-give-up attitude that kept it from falling apart.
  • The problems with the public education system in America is totally solvable.