The Inconvenient Truth Behind Waiting for Superman

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Interview with former Success Academy Charter School Parent

The Success Academy Charter School Network, featured in “Waiting for Superman,” claims to have some of the “best” test scores in NYC. However, the network also has an excessively high suspension rate and a pattern of counseling out students who do not conform to their standards of conduct and achievement. Karen Sprowal tells the story of her kindergarten son’s 12 days at Success Academy Charter School. Ms. Sprowal describes how her son was pushed out of the school and eventually embraced by a neighborhood public school, PS 75. Please watch and share!