Kirby Jones

Last updated on 2014-04-22T14:38+0300.

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Kirby Jones said : "As I began to think on it, it seemed to me that education was as close to a silver bullet as anything to change the life outcome for a child," "Although I'm not an educator by background, that just seemed to be logical that if you can produce children who grow to young adulthood who are well educated as well as well prepared socially and emotionally to enter our society and succeed, that you could literally break the cycle of generational poverty" External link

wral Monday, June 22, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Kirby Jones said : "We are focused with them from 13 on up to getting them across a threshold of not only high school success, but to a two or four-year college or university," External link

wral Monday, June 22, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Kirby Jones said : "Here's a young man that when he was in middle school was doing a lot of stuff that could have, even then, gotten him in trouble with the law," "I had to to get in my car one day and had to go and find him" External link

wral Monday, June 22, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Kirby Jones said : "There are incredible bright spots and incredibly wonderful things that are going on," "What we are seeing, after years and years and years, we're beginning to see the kids come out of the pipeline. It's really been thrilling that the fact that what we're doing is working. The kid are graduating from high school, and they are going on to college" External link

wral Monday, June 22, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Kirby Jones said : "One thing I will stress to whomever will listen is that there is nothing innately wrong with these children," "I think that is a statement that needs to be said and remembered. ... They weren't born with anything innately wrong with them. And we don't take the approach with these children as such. We don't give these children permission to fail. We don't give them permission to act and behave in unseemly or inappropriate ways. They just don't have that permission. They will never have an excuse here" External link

wral Monday, June 22, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Kirby Jones said : “The focus will be continuing to keep the academics and discipline in line, and to evaluate what we have coming back,” “Malcolm Frank and I will be leading the charge” External link

beaumontenterprise Friday, January 10, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Kirby Jones said : “Now that we have the foundation, the sky is the limit,” “His impact on this community will last forever” External link

beaumontenterprise Friday, January 10, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
president87.50%EN03/31/201431/03/2014
presidente12.50%PT11/19/200819/11/2008
Names Lang Count
Kirby JonesEN100.00%


 
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Kirby Jones

Last updated on 2014-04-22T14:38+0300.

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Kirby Jones said : "As I began to think on it, it seemed to me that education was as close to a silver bullet as anything to change the life outcome for a child," "Although I'm not an educator by background, that just seemed to be logical that if you can produce children who grow to young adulthood who are well educated as well as well prepared socially and emotionally to enter our society and succeed, that you could literally break the cycle of generational poverty" External link

wral Monday, June 22, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Kirby Jones said : "We are focused with them from 13 on up to getting them across a threshold of not only high school success, but to a two or four-year college or university," External link

wral Monday, June 22, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Kirby Jones said : "Here's a young man that when he was in middle school was doing a lot of stuff that could have, even then, gotten him in trouble with the law," "I had to to get in my car one day and had to go and find him" External link

wral Monday, June 22, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Kirby Jones said : "There are incredible bright spots and incredibly wonderful things that are going on," "What we are seeing, after years and years and years, we're beginning to see the kids come out of the pipeline. It's really been thrilling that the fact that what we're doing is working. The kid are graduating from high school, and they are going on to college" External link

wral Monday, June 22, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Kirby Jones said : "One thing I will stress to whomever will listen is that there is nothing innately wrong with these children," "I think that is a statement that needs to be said and remembered. ... They weren't born with anything innately wrong with them. And we don't take the approach with these children as such. We don't give these children permission to fail. We don't give them permission to act and behave in unseemly or inappropriate ways. They just don't have that permission. They will never have an excuse here" External link

wral Monday, June 22, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Kirby Jones said : “The focus will be continuing to keep the academics and discipline in line, and to evaluate what we have coming back,” “Malcolm Frank and I will be leading the charge” External link

beaumontenterprise Friday, January 10, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Kirby Jones said : “Now that we have the foundation, the sky is the limit,” “His impact on this community will last forever” External link

beaumontenterprise Friday, January 10, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
president87.50%EN03/31/201431/03/2014
presidente12.50%PT11/19/200819/11/2008
Names Lang Count
Kirby JonesEN100.00%


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