Elite is a rather flattering term for what is in fact a clutch of overgrown teacher’s pets.
Good students make good schools.
Discipline, n. A field of study in which little discipline is exhibited.
The medieval church had a juster claim as guardian of the life of the mind than the contemporary university.
Classroom, n. A factory that turns imperishable works of the human spirit into assignments.
What schoolteachers like to call problems are in fact exercises. Avoiding exercises is an example of a real problem.
What have you unlearned today?
To lie to children efficiently you need school; to lie to them uniformly you need public school.
Every fictional utopia has one feature in common with every modern state: compulsory public education.
Why is experience the best teacher? Because we only really listen to ourselves.