"If you feel your school is failing you, the question is why. Is it a lack of parental involvement, large classes, school violence, poor learning environment? Are there any standards to determine where problems are? Are there tutoring or mentoring programs? If the school is still failing after 3 years then what are your options?"
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."John Rowland on Maya Angelou
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."John Rowland on Albert Einstein
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."John Rowland on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."John Rowland on Mahatma Gandhi
"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored."John Rowland on Earl Nightingale
"I ask the people of Connecticut for their forgiveness, I should have paid more attention to people around me and people that I trusted but I am sorry for my actions and take full responsibility."
"And as I ask for your forgiveness, I also ask for your support to keep all things in perspective and keep all things in proportion. The good of nine years versus the bad."
"I hope there have been times when I made you all proud, or made you all smile or at least piqued your interest in this wonderful institution we call government."