There is more to education than preparing for tests. Most of us know this, though the current direction of education "reform" certainly suggests otherwise. "August to June" is a beautiful documentary about public schooling at its best. Come see it at the Brooklyn New School/School for Collaborative Studies this Tuesday. Amy Valens, the teacher in the film -- and one of the directors -- will be there to discuss it with us. We'll also talk politics: why can't all kids have this kind of education? WHat can we do to make that happen?
childcare and pizza provided.
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