This is a great video exposing the corporate agenda behind the school “choice” movement. This has been a long time goal of the Right. They have been very successful in the states through American Legislative Exchange Council (www.alec.org). (see http://www.alecexposed.org). But in recent years they have been even more successful through organizations like Bill Gates Foundation and the Walton Family Foundation (www.waltonfamilyfoundation.org), etc. Too many people are unaware of what is happening or why it’s happening.
Thanks for posting this video!
Today, on the first anniversary of the premiere, GEM and Real Reform Studios are making the film available online at https://vimeo.com/41994760. We invite everyone to hold screenings, download and burn copies of the movie. Please consider donating to our film so that we can continue promoting and sharing the film around the country.
The Grassroots Education Movement Response to “Waiting for Superman” now available online
Date: May 19, 2012
Lisa Donlan, Parent and President CEC1: 917-848-5873
Julie Cavanagh, Teacher PS 15, GEM/CAPE: 917-836-6465
Brian Jones, Teacher PS 30, GEM: 646-554-8592
Now online: The Inconvenient Truth Behind Waiting For “Superman”
One year ago, The Grassroots Education Movement premiered a new documentary, written and directed by New York City public school teachers and parents, created in response to Davis Guggenheim’s highly misleading film. Waiting for “Superman” would have audiences believe that free-market competition, standardized tests, destroying teacher unions, and the…
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