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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Karl Weber; Participant Media.
|Notes:||"A participant media guide."|
|Description:||vi, 279 pages ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Prologue: The problem. A nation still at risk --
pt. 1: The film. Introduction: Waiting for "Superman", the story behind the movie ; Voices from Waiting for "Superman" ; The making of Waiting for "Superman" / Davis Guggenheim ; The road to Super Tuesday / Lesley Chilcott --
pt. 2: Francisco. Introduction: Francisco's story ; How schools kill neighborhoods--and can help save them / Bill Strickland ; The difference is great teachers / Eric Hanushek --
g pt. 3: Emily. Introduction: Emily's story ; Calling all citizens / Eric Schwarz ; pt. 4: Anthony. Introduction: Anthony's story ; Putting kids first / Michelle Rhee ; Five foundations for student success / Randi Weingarten --
pt. 5: Bianca. Introduction: Bianca's story ; What really makes a super school? / Jay Mathews --
pt. 6: Daisy. Introduction: Daisy's story ; Bringing change to scale : the next big reform challenge / Geoffrey Canada ; Educating America's young people for the global economy / Bill and Melinda Gates --
pt. 7: What you can do. How you can make a difference / The Alliance for Excellent Education ; Web sites and organizations devoted to children, schools, and education reform ; Mom Congress lesson plan for change / editors of Parenting magazine.
|Series Title:||Participant Media guide.|
|Other Titles:||Waiting for "Superman"|
|Responsibility:||edited by Karl Weber.|
- Educational accountability -- Law and legislation -- United States.
- Education -- Standards -- United States.
- Education -- United States -- Evaluation.
- School improvement programs -- United States.
- Educational equalization -- United States.
- Education -- Evaluation.
- Education -- Standards.
- Educational accountability -- Law and legislation.
- Educational equalization.
- School improvement programs.
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