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American teacher

Author: Nínive Clements CalegariDave EggersMatt DamonVanessa RothThao.All authors
Publisher: New York : First Run Features, 2011.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Educational/non-theatrical versionView all editions and formats
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"Chronicling the stories of five teachers in different areas of the country, American teacher reveals the frustrating realities of today's educators, the difficulty of attracting talented new teachers, and why so many of our best teachers feel forced to leave the profession altogether"--Container.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Feature films
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Nínive Clements Calegari; Dave Eggers; Matt Damon; Vanessa Roth; Thao.; Daniel Moulthrop; First-Run Features (Firm)
OCLC Number: 755106208
Notes: Based on the book: Teachers have it easy : the big sacrifices and small salaries of America's teachers / Daniel Moultrop, Nínive Clements Calegari, Dave Eggers. New York : New Press, 2005.
Credits: Music, Thao Nguyen.
Performer(s): Narrator, Matt Damon ; featuring Erik Benner, Jonathan Dearman, Jamie Fidler, Rhena Jasey, Amanda Lueck.
Description: 1 videodisc (81 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R, NTSC.
Responsibility: produced and directed by Vanessa Roth ; produced by Ninive Calegari, Dave Eggers ; co-directed and edited by Brian McGinn.

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"Chronicling the stories of five teachers in different areas of the country, American teacher reveals the frustrating realities of today's educators, the difficulty of attracting talented new teachers, and why so many of our best teachers feel forced to leave the profession altogether"--Container.

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