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.