Waiting for Superman — A Must See

Speaking of education reform, last night I was invited by those supreme reformers of them all at Uplift Education to attend a preview of  Waiting for Superman at the Magnolia. Wow. This morning at the Bush Institute event, I ran into Phil Montgomery, chairman of Uplift’s board. “It’s a game changer,” he said. I’ll second that motion. This is no didactic analysis of education woes in America, but a searingly emotional drama of how those woes play out in individual children’s lives — and what people like our friends at Uplift and KIPP are doing to salvage as many of those children as they can. It opens October 1.

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