| Oct 7, 2010
Justice Hoyle is a student at the YES Prep School's Gulfton campus. The ninth grader said she escaped the dangers of her old public school in Southwest Houston where not much was expected of her and she feared being shot.
"You had a choice: You can not...
| Mar 20, 2011
| 2:42 AM
As March madness rages in Indianapolis -- at the Statehouse -- parents cozy up to something they know for certain: girls playing basketball in a public school.
Woosh. Two points for another team of fifth- and sixth-graders.
Sit next to a parent for a...
| Oct 24, 2010
" Waiting for 'Superman'," Davis Guggenheim's theatric challenge to the American public education system will constantly replay in your mind long after you walk out of the theater doors.
Whose responsible for educating our children? Whose job is it to...
| Jan 14, 2011
| 8:22 AM
Director and co-writer Davis Guggenheim's acclaimed documentary examines the current state of the U.S. public education system as mirrored by the experiences of five youngsters who have run into hurdles in the pursuit of advancing their learning.
| Feb 22, 2011
| 7:30 AM
The Petoskey Film Theater will be showing the documentary film "Waiting for Superman" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Friday, Feb. 23 and 25, at the Petoskey District Library, Carnegie building. Donations are appreciated.
This film won the Sundance Film...
| Oct 14, 2010
| 7:21 PM
Every American child deserves a decent public school education. A good education is the foundation and future of this country.
In the thoughtful, compassionate documentary "Waiting for 'Superman,'" we learn that the U.S. spends twice as much money...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 6:25 AM
The appeal of Howard County's vaunted public school system, according to David Rodriguez, can be explained by borrowing the famous line from "A Field of Dreams," the 1989 film about an Iowa farmer who erects a baseball diamond in his cornfield....