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Friday schools across Maryland were closed, so I went to the first show at Noon. On the way home I thought long and hard about what I would say. No matter how I parse it, my reaction has two key ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 923 comments on Fri Oct 15, 2010 at 09:04 PM PDT with 571 Recommends
I have posted here a prior critique of , “Waiting for Superman,” so I do not need to repeat these criticisms. The most fact based criticism is here. What Superman got wrong.
by dcampbell
Comment Count 34 comments on Sun Oct 10, 2010 at 02:26 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
by TiaRachel
Comment Count 118 comments on Thu Oct 07, 2010 at 07:56 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Recently, the DC Mayor's election hinged on attitudes toward school reform in the Nation's Capital. Meanwhile, the documentary "Waiting for Superman" follows families trying to get their kids into ...
by Michael Bindner
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Oct 06, 2010 at 06:12 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
"Waiting for Superman" (WfS), the much hyped movie on Education reform, is directed by Davis Guggenheim, who also directed "Inconvenient Truth". Guess who produced it? Details below fold.
by Funkygal
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu Sep 30, 2010 at 08:45 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
I have in the past week or so written a number of times on various topics of education. That includes several pieces before Education Nation began on Sunday and my reaction to the Teacher Town Hall,
by teacherken
Comment Count 275 comments on Wed Sep 29, 2010 at 03:37 AM PDT with 166 Recommends
For too long the general population has let the right wing define the terms of engagement, and the billionares have been busy, building think tanks, networks, and "grass roots" organizations. The ...
by teacherD
Comment Count 117 comments on Tue Sep 28, 2010 at 10:07 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Waiting for Superman is an emotional film that follows five public school students who compete in lotteries to attend public charter schools. This film was made by the producer of An Inconvenient ...
by dcampbell
Comment Count 39 comments on Mon Sep 27, 2010 at 03:08 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Yesterday, for most of two hours, MS-NBC held a national Teacher Town Hall as part of its Education Nation national education summit. I watched and tweeted - the hashtag #educationnation was VERY ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 343 comments on Mon Sep 27, 2010 at 03:49 AM PDT with 155 Recommends
Ponder that title for a moment. It is not mine. It was originally the title of the 12th panel, the last added, for NBC's Education Nation summit, which ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 226 comments on Sun Sep 26, 2010 at 05:18 AM PDT with 70 Recommends
We are seeing a concerted and organized effort to make the new film "Waiting for Superman" the means of defining the discussion on education. When combined with the corporate sponsorship and ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 126 comments on Wed Sep 22, 2010 at 05:18 PM PDT with 60 Recommends
is the new film by Davis Guggenheim (who won an Oscar for "An Inconvenient Truth). It is already being heavily touted by those on the Educational right, including unfortunately some Democrats (as ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 106 comments on Fri Sep 10, 2010 at 04:58 AM PDT with 64 Recommends