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Waiting for "Superman."

Author: Bill Strickland; Geoffrey Canada; Davis Guggenheim; Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, 2011.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provided is an engaging and inspiring look at public education in the United States. This documentary has helped launch a movement to achieve a real and lasting change through the compelling stories of five unforgettable students such as Emily, a Silicon Valley eighth-grader who is afraid of being labeled as unfit for college, and Francisco, a Bronx first-grader whose mom will do anything to give him a shot at a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Feature films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Strickland; Geoffrey Canada; Davis Guggenheim; Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1415757224 9781415757222
OCLC Number: 765838937
Language Note: English or Spanish dialogue; English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2010.
Credits: Directed by Davis Guggenheim.
Cast: Bill Strickland, Geoffrey Canada, Michelle Rhee, Randi Weingarten.
Target Audience: OFRB: General.
Description: 1 videodisc (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.

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Provided is an engaging and inspiring look at public education in the United States. This documentary has helped launch a movement to achieve a real and lasting change through the compelling stories of five unforgettable students such as Emily, a Silicon Valley eighth-grader who is afraid of being labeled as unfit for college, and Francisco, a Bronx first-grader whose mom will do anything to give him a shot at a better life. Included are featurettes, and commentary.

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