Childcare and Spanish Translation Available. Traducción en Español disponible.
Due to building safety requirements, we have a limit on attendance. PleaseRVSP with Robert D. Skeels email@example.com or (213) 234-8561. Otherconﬁrmed guests include prospective District 2 LAUSD School Board candidates Abelardo Diaz and Robert D. Skeels.
About the ﬁlm:
The Inconvenient Truth Behind Waiting for SupermanDirected by The Grassroots Education Movement, 2011, 55 min.http://www.waitingforsupermantruth.org A group of New York City public school teachers and parents from the GrassrootsEducation Movement wrote and produced this documentary in response to the DavisGuggenheim's ﬁlm, Waiting for Superman. TheInconvenient Truth provides a critique of anincreasingly free-market driven education system,the undermining of teachers unions and theoverall faith in the idea that charter schools are just what the country needs. This ﬁlm highlightsthe real-life experiences of public school parentsand educators inside schools and in our society and takes a holistic look at education reform.
Building grassroots struggle:
If you’re an educator planning to attend, please attemptto bring at least one community member or parent along. The information aboutcorporate charters and school privatization presented at this event is far too importantto be "preaching to the proverbial choir."
Monday, October 24, 2011 at 6:30PM
Union Avenue Elementary School Auditorium150 S. Burlington Ave.,Los Angeles, CA 90057
Waiting for Superman
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A screening of the ﬁlm. Followed by a panel withspecial guests including Dr. Stephen Krashen.Event opens with Dr. Diane Ravitch via conference call introducing the film.
Echo Park Moms 4 Education
UTLA North Area
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