"I hope we will start the new millennium with a new resolve, to give every person in the world, through trade and technology, through investments in education and health care, the chance to be part of a widely shared prosperity."
-- President Clinton, speaking at the annual meeting of the heads of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund
"This is an opportunity not only to create a showcase school, but to make our community more competitive. This is about economic development." Paul Bandrowski, president of Reciprocal Inc., commenting on an information technology charter school he and other business leaders are proposing