Waiting for "Superman"

  • Waiting for "Superman"
  • Geoffrey Canada, Bill Gates, Michelle Rhee
  • Directed by Davis Guggenheim

It's war! and the enemy trying to bring down public education in America is within. That's the premise of Waiting for "Superman," an electrifying call to action from Davis Guggenheim, whose An Inconvenient Truth won an Oscar. Guggenheim writes his devastating story on the faces of children in New York, L.A. and D.C. whose lives are being ambushed by bureaucracies. This movie isn't just a necessity (listen up, do-nothing politicians) — it might change your future.

From The Archives Issue 157: March 28, 1974