This is one of those must-see, important documentaries that I feel a lot of people need to see. Maybe not necessarily everyone on the planet, but probably most American parents, educators, kids and those who are concerned about education.
I had been hearing about this film for a while and also watching reports and specials on CNN about education reform and the problems with public school systems. And trust me, it’s not like I didn’t know they existed before they were on TV. While I’ll say that for the most part, I went to a very good high school, things aren’t as sunny as they used to be, and probably were a bit worse than I realized when I was in school. But I’m getting off track a little bit. (more…)