It is odd that the NCAA would place a school on probation for driving an athlete to class, or providing a loan, but would have no penalty for a school that violates Title IX, a federal law.
(Cardiss L. Collins (b. 1931), U.S. politician. As quoted in the Chronicle of Higher Education, p. A32 (May 26, 1993).
On the National College Athletic Association's failure to support the law requiring gender equity in college sports. Most special favors for college athletes are prohibited by the Association. Collins was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives.)
The term preschooler signals another change in our expectations of children. While toddler refers to physical development, preschooler refers to a social and intellectual activity: going to school. That shift in emphasis is tremendously important, for it is at this age that we think of children as social creatures who can begin to solve problems.
(Lawrence Kutner (20th century), U.S. child psychologist and author. Toddlers and Preschoolers, introduction (1994).)