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Movie Details


Waiting for Superman

Synopsis

Every morning, in big cities, suburbs and small towns across America, parents send their children off to school with the highest of hopes. But a shocking number of students in the United States attend schools where they have virtually no chance of learning--failure factories likelier to produce drop-outs than college graduates. And despite decades of well-intended reforms and huge sums of money spent on the problem, our public schools haven't improved markedly since the 1970s. Why? There is an answer. And it's not what you think.

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The Cast

Steven Barr
Jonathan Alter
Charles Adam
Robert Balfanz
Harriet Ball

…and the Crew

Director
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Lesley Chilcott
Executive Producer
Jeff Skoll
Diane Weyermann