- Published: [United States] : Paramount Home Entertainment, 
- Year Published: 2011
- Description: 1 videodisc (103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
- Language: English
- Format: DVD
- Strickland, Bill.
- Canada, Geoffrey.
- Rhee, Michelle.
- Weingarten, Randi.
- Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
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Call number: DVD 370.973 Wa
Available Copies: Downtown 1st Floor
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Originally released as a motion picture in 2010.
Special features: Four additional inspiring teacher/student stories; Changing the odds, a look at innovative programs that are changing public education; Public education updates, changes which have taken place since the making of the film; A conversation with Davis Guggenheim; The future is in our classrooms; The making of "Shine"; the film's title track by musician John Legend; commentary by director Davis Guggenheim and producer Lesley Chilcott.
Bill Strickland, Geoffrey Canada, Michelle Rhee, Randi Weingarten.
Provided is an engaging and inspiring look at public education in the United States. This documentary has helped launch a movement to achieve a real and lasting change through the compelling stories of five unforgettable students such as Emily, a Silicon Valley eighth-grader who is afraid of being labeled as unfit for college, and Francisco, a Bronx first-grader whose mom will do anything to give him a shot at a better life. Included are featurettes, and commentary.
DVD, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
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