If you’re reading this post, you are likely familiar with what life has been like in the average Public School here in New Orleans. Cracked Paint. Metal Detectors. Dismal Test Scores. Apathetic Teachers. And the list goes on. As we are ushered into the Era of Charters both locally and across the country, HYPE has chosen to help shed some light on the bigger picture and why we are experiencing some of the issues we face in education.
‘Waiting for Superman’ brings to the forefront fundamentals such as the connection between socioeconomic status and academic achievement. The documentary simultaneously enlightens, inspires and angers. Here’s the Trailer:
Stay tuned in to the HYPE Academy Blog as we will soon bring you more of this controversial feature ‘Waiting for Superman’ (Davis Guggenheim)!