Quote of the Week: ''It’s really just something...'

"It’s really just something to try to get parents involved with their kids."

—State Sen. Stacey Campfield, in a Tennessean story on his bill to reduce a parent’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families payments by up to 30 percent if their students fail a grade. Thus putting a family’s economic ability to survive squarely on the shoulders of grade-schoolers.

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