The Inconvenient Truth Behind Waiting for Superman

A Grassroots Education Movement and Real Reform Studios Production

Interview with former Success Academy Charter School Parent

1 Comment

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!


One thought on “Interview with former Success Academy Charter School Parent

  1. Thanks for sharing this video. I’ve just re-shared it to the “Charters and Choice: A Closer Look” collection. Here is the full link: and for the specific link with this post:

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s