Saturday, October 25, 2014

NEA’s Waiting for Superman Resources


A barrel-chested comic book character must save public education? Compelling soundbite to sell a movie maybe but when it comes to real education reform, NEA President Dennis Van Roekel gives the American public more credit than the backers of Waiting for Superman. “Nowhere in the film or its discussion have teachers’ voices been heard,” says [...]

Huffington Post Writer Takes on Vague “Reform” Talk


Author and teacher Dan Brown responded to fellow Huffington Post blogger and filmmaker Davis Guggenheim this week, taking on the assumptions and assertions of Guggenheim’s recent piece for the site, as well as his forthcoming documentary about public education in America, Waiting for Superman. After screening the documentary and reading Guggenheim’s piece, Brown is concerned: [...]