"Unfortunately, the elimination of incentives such as parole, good time credits and funding for college courses, means that fewer inmates participate in and excel in literacy, education, treatment and other development programs."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Bobby Scott on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Bobby Scott on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Bobby Scott on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."Bobby Scott on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."Bobby Scott on Oscar Wilde
"Each year over 2,500 commercial vessels enter the Port of Hampton Roads alone, so adequate funding for port security is a significant issue for those of us who live in Richmond and Hampton Roads."
"No one should be denied the opportunity to get an education and increase their earning potential based solely on their inability to pay for a college education."
"Studies have shown that inmate participation in education, vocational and job training, prison work skills development, drug abuse, mental health and other treatment programs, all reduce recidivism, significantly."
"In the Brown decision, the United States Supreme Court unanimously struck down the legal and moral footing of racially segregated public education in this country."
"Today, education is perhaps the most important function of state and local governments."