Image Above: Documentaries as “Waiting for Superman” have done damage to the public education effort, arguing that the goal should be to aim for charter schools and abandon public schools. (Trailer:
Jobin-Leeds, Greg and AgitArte. (2016). When We Fight, We Win!
Chapter 2: Grounded in Community: The Fight for the Soul of Public Education
When We Fight, We Win Twenty-First-Century Social Movements and the Activists That Are Transforming Our World (Greg Jobin-Leeds, AgitArte) (
In 2-3 double-spaced pages (MAX), 12pt font, Calibri or Times New Roman, please discuss at least 3 challenges against public education and explain the activism to combat the dismantling of public education. Also, please reflect on your high school experience and comment on three things you wish you had in your school experience.
(your desired experience could range from “more language courses”, “access to clean and more update bathrooms”, “access to better food”, etc.)
Please be sure to at QUOTE and CITE from the text at least twice (2x)