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The Inconvenient Truth Behind Waiting for ‘Superman’ and One Teacher’s Two Cents  ☆

Last fall, Waiting For ‘Superman,’ a documentary about the charter school movement in the US, hit theaters nationwide. It brought with it a tidal wave of media attention, shining a spotlight on the charter vs. public school debate. As a public school teacher, the film of course grabbed my attention. Its main tenets are that …

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Professor Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz: Creating Spaces to Discuss Waiting for Superman  ☆

Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz, Assistant Professor of English Education, has taken on a task both important and exciting: facilitating critical engagement with the film Waiting for Superman in schools of education. Waiting for Superman, a documentary by Davis Guggenheim, is a sharp and moving critique of the public education system in the US. Premiering nationally on September …

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