Quotes of the week

27th May 2011 at 01:00

"I have become convinced that we should not be deferring a child's entry into Primary 1 as a matter of course or just because the parents want it." Marilyne MacLaren, Edinburgh City Council's education leader

"School library services have been decimated, but they are central to education. I cannot think of anything more important in education than to fill classrooms full of books that children can browse through." Former children's laureate Michael Rosen.

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