Superintendent of Public Instruction in Washington state, Randy Dorn:
"We've seen the numbers: A child [that comes] from a wealthy family has about a 3,600 words vocabulary. From a working family, it's about 1,800. And from a welfare family or home it's about 800 words. That's the facts. [...] We have to move from there."
Watch this video recording of Randy Dorn's live plaidoyer