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Gaston Caperton Quotes and Sayings

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The gap in education in this country,
the unfairness of the schools, is one of the great
unfairness in this society.
- Gaston Caperton

The number of students participating in A.P.
has more than doubled in 10 years, and today almost 15,000 U.S.
schools offer A.P.
courses.
- Gaston Caperton

That's the value of a college education...
I don't know anywhere in the world where you can make
an investment and make that kind of return.
- Gaston Caperton

Gov.
Jeb Bush and the Florida Legislature's strong commitment
to increase access to Advanced Placement courses continues to pay off.
- Gaston Caperton

 

It is our hope that the AP program can serve as an
anchor for increasing rigor in our schools.
Rigor can be maintained while increasing student participation.
- Gaston Caperton

There was a gap of seven years between the first and second Dracula movies.
In the second one as everybody knows,
I didn't speak, because I said I couldn't say the lines.
- Christopher Lee

So many schools have cut the music classes out of their curriculum.
We're trying to fill that gap by teaching the teachers
how to educate the kids about their musical heritage.
- Margaret Whiting

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The big gap between the ability of actors is confidence.
- Kathleen Turner

We can close the gap and improve what happens in the
classroom by using educational technology that is the
same high quality everywhere.
- Major Owens

There's room for the Gap, but the joy of dressing is an art.
- John Galliano

Your problem is to bridge the gap which exists between
where you are now and the goal you intend to reach.
- Earl Nightingale

Eventually, most people felt MoMA had filled a very important gap.
- David Rockefeller

Country radio went through a time where they were trying to pigeonhole everybody,
and trying to make the gap really narrow,
and I think that they've opened that up a little bit.
- Tim McGraw

We had periodic crises in this country when the technical
intelligence didn't support the policy.
We had the bomber gap, the missile gap.
- Aldrich Ames

The EU will face problems similar to the US:
an increasing gap between the citizens and decision
makers in Brussels and a perceived or even real lack of democracy.
- David Korten

With freedom comes responsibility, and I can think
of no responsibility greater than putting on a U.S
military uniform and standing in the gap between an
enemy threat and civilian life.
- Zack Wamp

I mean, one thing I know about change is we are not
going to close the achievement gap without educators.
- Margaret Spellings

You tend to think that there is a big gap between F1 and everything else.
F1 is where all the fantastic drivers are,
so you just don't know how good you are until you get there.
- Jean Alesi

The actual gap between Labor, Likud and the new central party is microscopic.
- Amos Oz

When I was younger, there was a huge gap between what
I wanted to do and what I could do as an idol.
- Namie Amuro

The gap between the committed and the indifferent is
a Sahara whose faint trails,
followed by the mind's eye only, fade out in sand.
- Nadine Gordimer

The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated
in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
- Spiro T. Agnew

I'm happy to be on a show that's bridging that gap of 'Okay,
I'm not a teenager anymore, I'm a man.'
- Milo Ventimiglia

There is a big age gap between my sisters Janice and
Irma and myself so I didn't know them that well when
I was younger although they have been very supportive in later life.
- Alvin Lee

I'm supposed to be taking time off.
But I'm still writing and I have this Gap advert lined up.
- Joss Stone

Perhaps the best definition of progress would be the
continuing efforts of men and women to narrow the gap
between the convenience of the powers that be and the unwritten charter.
- Nadine Gordimer

I did not want to be depressed by the gap existing
between my weakness and my ambition.
- Ella Maillart

Massachusetts children cannot only lead the nation in test scores,
they can be competitive with the best in the world.
And the gap in achievement among races can virtually disappear.
- Mitt Romney

I've supported myself by writing since 1992,
and I'm probably very nearly unemployable by now because
employers are likely to be put off by the long gap.
- Greg Egan

I like the Gap ad, the khaki one.
I liked that.
- Jay Chiat

In the East there is a gap between the top of a wall and underside of a roof;
it acts as a screen,
and the Chinese were able to use it as they wished.
- Stephen Gardiner

Gap clothing allows you to look like you're from nowhere and anywhere.
- Doug Coupland

Obviously after such a long gap, one itches to get
back to the game and score big runs.
- Sachin Tendulkar

If a man can bridge the gap between life and death,
if he can live on after he's dead, then maybe he was a great man.
- James Dean

We have a positive vision of the future founded on
the belief that the gap between the promise and reality
of America can one day be finally closed.
We believe that.
- Barbara Jordan

For every credibility gap there is a gullibility gap.
- Richard Cobden

Every year the State will be the dog that chases its own tail...
engaging in a futile attempt to close a perpetual budget gap.
- Richard J. Codey

Recruitment and retention are critical to sustain our
Armed Forces with the best men and women willing to
stand in the gap and make huge sacrifices to ensure our freedom.
- Zack Wamp

There is not that much of a generation gap these days.
- Chris Frantz

I think Chris Rock at the Oscars was a great example.
I thought that was intellectually hilarious.
The Gap starts a war with Banana Republic...
That to me was funny.
- Christopher Meloni

The statesman's duty is to bridge the gap between his
nation's experience and his vision.
- Henry A. Kissinger

While women certainly have made great strides toward
pay parity in the past 30 years,
there is still a gap in earnings between men and women
in equivalent professions.
- Ginny B. Waite

I really have a generation gap about modern clothes.
- Julie Harris

The measure of your quality as a public person,
as a citizen, is the gap between what you do and what you say.
- Ramsey Clark

The more education a woman has, the wider the gap between
men's and women's earnings for the same work.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

Illusion is an anodyne, bred by the gap between wish and reality.
- Herman Wouk

It can be a long gap between the emergence of fully
researched historical biographies.
- Antonia Fraser

This erosion of the middle class is happening all over the place.
The opening of a wider gap between rich and poor is
always accompanied by such a process.
- Susan George

The hardest thing is to go to sleep at night,
when there are so many urgent things needing to be done.
A huge gap exists between what we know is possible
with today's machines and what we have so far been able to finish.
- Donald Knuth

What turns me on about the digital age,
what excited me personally, is that you have closed
the gap between dreaming and doing.
You see, it used to be that if you wanted to make a record of a song,
you needed a studio and a producer.
Now, you need a laptop.
- Bono

It is remarkable how many misconceptions there are
here about life in the developing world and I think
that that knowledge gap has done a lot to contribute
to the imbalance quite frankly.
- Emma Thompson

During the decades after Brown v. Board of Education
there was terrific progress.
Tens of thousands of public schools were integrated racially.
During that time the gap between black and white achievement narrowed.
- Jonathan Kozol

Nicol has great potential and there is a huge gap between
her and the rest of the juniors.
She needs to concentrate full time on the professional
circuit from now on and it is the only way for her
to realize her potential.
- Jahangir Khan

I think there was an absolute, deep gap between consensual
relations between adults,
which people may like or dislike, and people who physically
impose themselves on children or misuse their authority to impose on children.
- Barney Frank

We need to bridge the gap between the medical libraries and the hospital rooms;
take the information out there already,
add to it, focus it, harness it - and bring it to the
patient who was just diagnosed today.
- Bruce Vento

Smoking is the now the principal avoidable cause of
premature death in Britain.
It hits the worst off people hardest of all.
Smoking is one of the principal causes of the health
gap which leads to poorer people being ill more often and dying sooner.
- Frank Dobson

Technology tools such as laptops are the kind of help that we need.
A program that provides laptops for all youngsters
would close a gap that most of us are not aware of,
or will not admit to, which is a tremendous gap in the poor communities.
- Major Owens

Today 80 percent of all the oil that comes out of the
Gulf is from 1,000 feet or more and today almost a
third of it is more than 5,000 feet below the surface.
What hasn't happened is the safety and the ability
to respond to a negative event such as this blowout,
has been far outrun by the technology of drilling itself.
We need to close that gap.
- Bob Graham

There are not as many women who support the national
defense budget now as men.
I really think there is a gender gap in the support
for the large expenditures that are necessary to modernize the force.
- Ted Stevens

I don't totally believe that all of the politicians
see a problem with the gap between the scores of black
children and other groups.
I believe that many politicians think this has been
the way it has always been,
so what's the problem?
- Barry Williams

I do think we know that a teacher who knows what he or she is doing,
knows their subject matter, and knows how to impart
knowledge to kids is a critical piece of closing the achievement gap.
- Margaret Spellings

This Bush administration has a growing credibility gap,
maybe even a credibility chasm, on environmental policy.
The President has lost the trust of the American people
when it comes to the environment.
- Jim Jeffords

It's not like I'm some kind of veteran and there is this huge age gap.
I identify with them more off the field.
I need to set an example, which is great,
and I look forward to doing just that.
- Barry Zito

As we've gotten more successful, there's a gap between
the speed of our publishing pipeline and the speed
of our receiving submissions pipeline.
Our pipeline of leaks has been increasing exponentially as our profile rises,
and our ability to publish is increasing linearly.
- Julian Assange

A serious problem in America is the gap between academe and the mass media,
which is our culture.
Professors of humanities, with all their leftist fantasies,
have little direct knowledge of American life and no
impact whatever on public policy.
- Camille Paglia

Closing the gap for women entrepreneurs should be a
priority for the federal government -
and yet the Small Business Administration has failed
in their promise to women business owners.
- Ruben Hinojosa

If we do nothing, as the Republicans suggest,
we're going to see health care costs reach a point
where small businesses can't afford it and families can't afford it.
We're going to see people turned down from pre-existing conditions.
We're going to find the Medicare doughnut hole -
a gap in coverage that's going to hurt a lot of seniors.
- Dick Durbin

Because there still exists a significant pay gap,
women tend to earn less than men over the course of their lifetimes.
Compounding the problem, women tend to spend less time
in the workforce than men.
- Steve Israel

Since Social Security faces a large gap between what
it promises younger workers and what it can afford to pay them,
private savings will likely need to play a larger role
in retirement planning for younger workers.
- Ron Lewis

The leader can never close the gap between himself and the group.
If he does, he is no longer what he must be.
He must walk a tightrope between the consent he must
win and the control he must exert.
- Vince Lombardi

We want to obviously foster a relationship that we're a partner with states;
that we all share the same goals of closing the achievement gap,
just as the Congress does; and that we're practical
and sophisticated enough to understand what they're talking about.
- Margaret Spellings


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