Posted on | September 27, 2010 | Comments Off
Waiting for Superman opens in theaters in L.A. and New York this week and goes nationwide next week. It’s a powerful film that will move those who see it, and it is ushering in a media blitz about education. NBC and CBS have announced new education programs. The Huffington Post, for which I occasionally write, is planning expanded education coverage starting next week.
But under the emotion, Superman is loaded with hubris, B-grade Western movie moralizing, and some dangerously shallow policy analysis. My review for John Fensterwald’s new site, Thoughts on Public Education.