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Guggenheim, and the CEA, on ed reform

Posted by Oct 13th, 2010.

Before today’s Colorado Children’s Campaign 25th anniversary luncheon, I spent 10 minutes with “Waiting for Superman” director Davis Guggenheim, discussing the film, the Colorado education landscape and polemics versus substance. I also chatted with Colorado Education Association Vice President Colleen Heinz about the film, reform and her conversation with Guggenheim. You can watch two short videos of my Guggenheim interview and one of my talk with Heinz immediately below.

A special thanks to Guggenheim for playing director before the interview. I was having trouble with a balky tripod on which to mount my little Sony camera/camcorder. He got the tripod adjusted,¬†positioned¬†his chair, and told me where to sit to get the best angle of him as he talked to me. “No upshots,” he counseled. “They’re unflattering.”

Guggenheim’s reaction to Michelle Rhee’s resignation, Colorado’s place in ed reform, and reform polemics:

Guggenheim on reactions to his movie, and break-the-mold charter schools:

Colorado Education Association Vice President Colleen Heinz on “Superman” and Guggenheim:

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