Explore the following programs and websites that provide your family with the resources and knowledge to make informed choices for your child's education.
In The Media
Video has a way of provoking conversation. In this new era of investigative journalism, we can dive into topics otherwise unnoticed. Watch one of these films with someone and start a conversation of your own.
This film by director Davis Guggenheim investigates the public school system in the United States, and uncovers the many ways in which education in America has declined.
Most Likely To Succeed. Most Likely To Succeed is a thought-provoking documentary feature film that reveals the growing shortcomings of conventional education methods in today's innovative world.
"The Mask You Live In" explores America’s narrow definition of masculinity and the harm it causes boys and men. Bring this important topic to your school, community or workplace
Katie Couric, Rachel Maddow, Condoleeza Rice, Gloria Steinem and others discuss sexism in American society and the media.
Videos To Think On
This video from VOX looks into the systems in place that give schools rankings. Do you think this information impacts the way we make decisions as parents? As teachers? What does this number actually mean for our students? Is there a better way to understand the success of a school?
Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn't the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled. Here, she explains her theory of "grit" as a predictor of success.