| Oct 24, 2010
" Waiting for 'Superman'," Davis Guggenheim's theatric challenge to the American public education system will constantly replay in your mind long after you walk out of the theater doors.
Whose responsible for educating our children? Whose job is it to...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 7:30 AM
The Petoskey Film Theater will be showing the documentary film "Waiting for Superman" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Friday, Feb. 23 and 25, at the Petoskey District Library, Carnegie building. Donations are appreciated.
This film won the Sundance Film...
| Nov 7, 2010
Teachers unions have a well-deserved reputation for exercising political clout. With a nearly unparalleled ability to raise cash and organize their ranks, they have elected school boards, influenced legislation and helped set the public school agenda in...
| Jan 26, 2011
In writer-director Christopher Nolan's sci-fi thriller "Inception," Leonardo DiCaprio portrays a dream-time cat burglar who smuggles ideas in and out of people's minds. But on Tuesday, many Oscar prognosticators felt that "Inception" itself had gotten...
| Jan 14, 2011
| 8:22 AM
Director and co-writer Davis Guggenheim's acclaimed documentary examines the current state of the U.S. public education system as mirrored by the experiences of five youngsters who have run into hurdles in the pursuit of advancing their learning.
| Mar 20, 2011
| 2:42 AM
As March madness rages in Indianapolis -- at the Statehouse -- parents cozy up to something they know for certain: girls playing basketball in a public school.
Woosh. Two points for another team of fifth- and sixth-graders.
Sit next to a parent for a...