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Author: Vanessa RothNínive Clements CalegariDave EggersBrian McGinnThao NguyenAll authors
Publisher: [New York?] : First Run Features, 2011.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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See the stories of four teachers in different areas of the country, revealing the frustrating realities of today's teachers, the difficulty of attracting talented new educators, and why so many of our best teachers leave the profession altogether. Can we re-value teaching and turn it into a prestigious, financially attractive, and desirable profession? With almost half of American teachers leaving the field in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
DVD
Video
Named Person: Daniel Moulthrop
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Vanessa Roth; Nínive Clements Calegari; Dave Eggers; Brian McGinn; Thao Nguyen; Matt Damon; Daniel Moulthrop; First-Run Features (Firm)
OCLC Number: 792929224
Language Note: English subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing; closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the book: Teachers have it easy : the big sacrifices and small salaries of America's teachers / Daniel Moulthrop, Nínive Clements Calegari, Dave Eggers.
Special features: bonus scenes; more interviews.
Credits: Camera, Daniel Gold [and others] ; original music, Thao Nguyen.
Performer(s): Narrator: Matt Damon.
Description: 1 videodisc (80 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Teachers are the key --
A tough job --
Truth in numbers --
leadership --
Family turmoil --
Leaving the profession --
Salary counts --
Where we stand.
Responsibility: directed and produced by Vanessa Roth ; produced by Ninive Calegari and Dave Eggers ; co-directed and edited by Brian McGinn.

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See the stories of four teachers in different areas of the country, revealing the frustrating realities of today's teachers, the difficulty of attracting talented new educators, and why so many of our best teachers leave the profession altogether. Can we re-value teaching and turn it into a prestigious, financially attractive, and desirable profession? With almost half of American teachers leaving the field in the next ten years, now is the time to find out.

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