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Waiting for "Superman"

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Waiting for "Superman"

How We Can Save America's Failing Public Schools

By Karl Weber (Editor)

PublicAffairs, Paperback, 9781586489274, 279pp.

Publication Date: September 14, 2010

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Description

Inspired by the Sundance award-winning documentary, leading educational reformers explore how to fix our broken public school system



About the Author
Karl Weber is a writer and editor based in New York. He collaborated with Muhammad Yunus on his bestseller "Creating a World Without Poverty" and has edited two previous Participant Media Guides, "Food, Inc." and "Cane Toads and Other Rogue Species."Davis Guggenheim is a critically acclaimed, Academy Award(R)-winning director and producer, whose work includes "It Might Get Loud," the 2009 documentary featuring Jimmy Page, The Edge, and Jack White; and "An Inconvenient Truth" featuring former Vice President Al Gore, which won the Oscar(R) for Best Documentary in 2007. More recently, Guggenheim directed Barack Obama's biographical film for the 2008 Democratic National Convention, as well as Obama's 30-minute primetime infomercial. Guggenheim has also directed many television series including "Deadwood," "NYPD Blue," and "24."
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