When a Personalized & Non-Threatening Multi-Racial Heroic Narrative Pares Down the Complexity of Our Public School System and Venerates Free-Market Education Reform in the Name of Community Empowerment. Or Does it?

Won’t Back Down starring Viola Davis (The Help) and Maggie Gyllenhaal, tells the story of two public school parents (Viola Davis’ character is also a teacher) who are fed up with the performance of their school (set in Pittsburgh), and persevere through a series of obstacles to enact a little known state law that allows … Continue reading When a Personalized & Non-Threatening Multi-Racial Heroic Narrative Pares Down the Complexity of Our Public School System and Venerates Free-Market Education Reform in the Name of Community Empowerment. Or Does it?