The Answer Sheet: academy award


Posted at 10:45 PM ET, 02/27/2011

How 'Inside Job" explains school reform

Here, in a repeat performance, is a piece explaining why Academy Award winning documentary "Inside Job," does a great job explaining school reform even though it is about the financial crisis.

By Valerie Strauss  |  10:45 PM ET, 02/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Kevin Welner | Tags:  academy award, inside job, waiting for superman

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 01/28/2011

Film critic Ebert rescinds positive ‘Superman’ review

More bad news for “Waiting for Superman.”

By Valerie Strauss  |  05:00 AM ET, 01/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  School turnarounds/reform | Tags:  academy award, davis guggenheim, oscar, oscar snubs, roger ebert, waiting for superman, why oscar snubbed superman

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 01/25/2011

Why Oscar snubbed ‘Superman’ -- deservedly so

The documentarians get it: “Waiting for Superman” was not a good/accurate enough documentary to be nominated for an Academy Award.

By Valerie Strauss  |  10:30 AM ET, 01/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  School turnarounds/reform, School turnarounds/reform, School turnarounds/reform | Tags:  academy award nominations, academy awards, davis guggenheim, diane ravitch, documentaries, feature documentaries, films that were snubbed, inside job, michelle rhee, movies snubbed, oscar nominations, oscar snubs, oscars, randi weingarten, superman, waiting for superman