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    I've known about Ricardo since he entered high school. It's been a pleasure to see his development as a player. He certainly helped us out today. I don't know that we could have won without him.

    In my faith, I believe it is God who created the universe. Should that be taught as an option in the school system I don't think so. To me, this is something families should deal with, and not public schools.

    A psychologist once asked a group of college students to jot down, in thirty seconds, the initials of the people they disliked. Some of the students taking the test could think of only one person. Others listed as many as fourteen. The interesting fact that came out of this bit of research was this Those who disliked the largest number were themselves the most widely disliked. When we find ourselves continually disliking others, we ought to bring ourselves up short and ask ourselves the question 'What is wrong with me.'

    The evidence base is showing you need to raise taxes, you need to pass laws and enforce laws on exposure to second-hand smoke. You also need to pass laws and enforce the laws on regulating media exposure and advertising regarding pro-tobacco, you need to develop a youth-focused cessation program as a community and probably at the school level, you need to develop public education campaigns in the communities and schools that are reaching the young people, and those campaigns need to not be focused on just boys.

    As a young girl, I wanted to be a first-grade teacher. When I was about 12 years old, I saw an Easter Seals commercial on television that really made me want to do something in my life in which I would help children with IDD.

    We want to complement development in the region. The University's designation as one of the country's most entrepreneurial campuses suggests to us a portion of the additional property should be considered for business and research innovation opportunities that involve interactions between the University and the local community.

    Joan of Arc is my namesake. I played her character while still in my teens, at a music festival held at the University of Colorado in Boulder.

    Justin was a juvenile probation officer for a number of years. He has seen the inside of kids who have gotten in trouble. Now he spends his time speaking at school assemblies. He also works a lot with MADD and DARE. I've read that he's talked to 400,000 students in the last year.

    David , he's got a lot of opinions. He's an intelligent, well-spoken guy, well educated. He's got a lot of strong opinions. It's not necessarily him forcing his opinion it's him expressing his feelings on certain issues. I don't think he's ever going to write a song that's about teenyboppers falling in love. I know he always likes to refer to those love stories as 'riding off on their skateboards into the sunset together.' I don't think he's ever going to be writing those kinds of lyrics. He's a very intelligent guy with a lot of issues world issues, political issues, religious issues, relationship issues. These are adult topics. The kids can relate to it too, but we're all adults. He's got topics that strike a chord with him, ones that he wants to get a release on and speak about.

    Unequal funding resources also results in unequal educational opportunity when you consider studies that show that one half of low income students who are qualified to attend college do not attend because they can't afford to.

    I feel pretty good, ... To not swing a baseball bat in almost a year, no spring training, and go to a college and hit in a cage for a week and come out here and face major league pitching ... like I try to tell these guys, 'If I give you a little, it's a lot in this stage.'

    I don't even like chocolate, but my eye was casting over the possibilities. I am always interested in things that have a bigger social purpose than just being commercial. If I had my way, everything we sold would have a social mission. As a nonprofit, we're not in the business of creating individual personal wealth but of building social capital. That's part of our mission. I've watched funding for arts education go down in the last 20 years. Anything we can do for integrated arts education is great - for all ages, not just kids.

    Month after month, Wizard Academy equips people who want to make a difference. This is why journalists and scientists and artists and educators and business owners and advertising professionals and ministers are attracted to our little school.

    Number one, the best anti-poverty program is a job, ... And second, it is education. We are closing the achievement gap between black, Hispanic and white children.

    It is a lonely existence to be a child with a disability which no-one can see or understand, you exasperate your teachers, you disappoint your parents, and worst of all you know that you are not just stupid.

    Protection of environmental resources is as much of a long-term investment in California's future as is the construction of public works that provide water or improve transportation or schools.

    We've had a lot more teens hanging out at the new library, ... The kids really like the new computers and a lot of them come here to hang out with their friends and do their homework after school.

    We know people on calorie restriction will lose weight. But this study isn't a weight-loss study. We're hoping to learn more about whether calorie restriction can alter the aging process.

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