[Rachel explains how Mississippi law creates a shadow system of teacher tenure.]
Teachers Fire Back at Film by Ward Schaefer
Jackson Free Press–November 10, 2010
In “Waiting for ‘Superman,'” the provocative new documentary on America’s education system, the trick is that the titular superhero doesn’t exist. It argues that no single force will rescue the children who public schools, in their current state, are largely failing. But the film offers a clear Lex Luthor-esque villain in the form of teachers’ unions.