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Calendar, Night&Day An Education on Education

An Education on Education

The statistics are dire. Nearly one-third of U.S. high school students drop out. And less than one-third of eighth-graders are up to where they should be in reading and math. Kids who live in urban areas and those who come…
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Film, "American Teacher": Matt Damon Sticks Up for Conservatives' Punching Bag

"American Teacher": Matt Damon Sticks Up for Conservatives' Punching Bag

One of the right wing's favorite punching bags — and even, increasingly, the left's — is the teaching profession. Director Vanessa Roth, who co-produced American Teacher with Ninive Calegari and Dave Eggers and scored Matt Damon to narrate, counters the…
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Calendar, Night&Day An Education on Education

An Education on Education

The statistics are dire. Nearly one-third of U.S. high school students drop out. And less than one-third of eighth-graders are up to where they should be in reading and math. Kids who live in urban areas and those who come…
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Calendar, Night&Day Thank a Teacher — If You Can Find One

Thank a Teacher — If You Can Find One

The statistics are dire. Nearly one-third of U.S. high school students drop out. And less than one-third of eighth-graders are up to where they should be in reading and math. Kids who live in urban areas and those who come…
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News, Feature Documentaries

Documentaries

Documentaries A flip through the program guide tells the story. The documentaries on view at the 50th San Francisco International Film Festival are more exciting than the fiction films. That's just how things are in the 21st century — fiction…
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