Current: Waiting for Superman
Here are a number of sources related to Waiting for Superman and the misinformation it presents. Rethinking Schools has launched an excellent website devoted to clarifying the issues surrounding this film and the corporate school reform agenda it promotes. The Colorado Association of School Boards has released information related to this film and NBC’s Education Nation. The Grassroots Education Movement (NYC) has also created a website devoted to their own community-produced documentary, The Inconvenient Truth Behind Waiting for Superman.
Here are some excellent articles with great information about the full spectrum of issues presented in the film.
- “The Myth of Charter Schools” by Diane Ravitch
- “This Teacher reacts to seeing ‘Waiting for Superman’” by Ken Bernstein
- “No Longer Waiting for ‘Superman‘” by Alan Singer
- “Why Waiting for Superman Should be ‘Waiting for Batman’” by Susan Graham
- “What ‘Superman’ Got Wrong, Point by Point” by Rick Ayers
- “We’re Still Waiting for Superman here in Charterland” by Mariama Sanoh