Role of Public Schools
Use the following resources to learn more about the critical role public education plays in our society.
An American Imperative: Public Education from the Center for Public Education
Video: "The Future Looks Bright"
Waiting for Superman
Use these materials to address questions and concerns raised by the 2010 documentary.
Reclaiming the Reform Agenda (pdf)
Public School Bashing: A Dangerous Game. American Association of School Administrators
"What ‘Superman’ got wrong, point by point," The Washington Post
Commentary: "There's no ‘Superman,’ but there are school heroes," by Earl C. Rickman III, president of the National School Boards Association and president of the Board of Education of Mount Clemens Community School District
- Talking points prepared by the Learning First Alliance
- District materials (pdf). In this document, you'll find:
- Sample newsletter copy
- Sample letter to parents and the community
- Sample email or letter to employees