"Rosalie—your poor performance this year has reduced your parents' investment in you by almost seventy per cent."
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"It's one thing for the National Commission to comment on the quality of teaching in our schools. It's another thing entirely for you to stand up and call Mr. Costello a yo-yo."
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"Back in my day, kids had a little respect for the law of gravity."
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"Thank you for coming. The talks were forthright and useful, and provided an excellent climate in which to resolve our remaining differences."
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"These days we try not to focus on 'facts'."
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"No matter how far you go with this firm, Paulson, don't lose your rudder."
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"He had a gun at school, …. Even if it was carved out of a brownie."
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"Mrs. Martin is here. She's the new substitute teacher."
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"So, Mrs. Miller, would you tell me briefly your methods for teaching reading, your overall philosophy of education, your views on testing, your ideas on discipline, your opinions about homework, the ways you could excite kids about science, and how you would upgrade math skills in our school should you be hired?"
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"I think we really need to review our tracking policy, Mr. Corello!"
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"I hope you're not going to let this I.P.O. affect your grades."
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