7 Total Quotes

Mary Wilhelmus Quotes

One of the challenges is that when you get scores like that in the upper 80s or better, improving on that is increasingly difficult.
Mary Wilhelmus
#Challenges

The vast majority of parents work hard at making sure (their children) get an education. There are some people who aren't as responsible about it.
Mary Wilhelmus
#Children

We really like the diagnostic part. We really think the ten-year plan offers us some opportunity. We don't think simply moving the test gains us any value.
Mary Wilhelmus
#Opportunity

To perhaps confirm the teacher?s knowledge of that child?s learning already., so that, yes, we are going to work more on his numbers sense. We are going to work more on their grammar.
Mary Wilhelmus
#Knowledge

I think many people recognized that having the oldest kindergartners in the country is not a good thing. We know so much more about child development and brain research that we know the earlier we get them to school, the better.
Mary Wilhelmus
#Country

What we've seen is, when you ask them to do more, they do.
Mary Wilhelmus
#Ask

People with a $120,000 job as a research scientist aren't going to be knocking down doors to make $28,000 a year as a teacher.
Mary Wilhelmus
#People