Blockbuster Documentary on Education in the USA

September 24, 2010

Film: Waiting for “Superman”

Director: Davis Guggenheim (famous for “An Inconvenient Truth”)

Synopsis: follow 5 families on a quest for “a better education”

World premiere: Sundance Film Festival (January) where it won “Audience Award for Documentaries”

Premieres in NYC: TODAY (24th September)

Warning: critics say the film leaves viewers with a sense of despair (the educational equivalent of global warming maybe?).

Read more here!


School Admission for Gifted Children

November 27, 2009

Here’s a great link to a documentary chronicling the enrollment process for gifted children in New York City. FASCINATING – whether you have kids or not!