We the Parents
We the Parents (2013)

This documentary follows a handful of mothers and fathers who take control of their children's education after a change in California law, known as a "parent trigger" law, allows them to have greater control over day-to-day… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 16, 2013
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Anita Gates
New York Times

Audiences may feel mixed emotions when at the end of the film a woman sums up her feelings about the campaign, declaring, "Now I know if a school ain't doing good, we can change that."

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Brent Simon
Shared Darkness

A fascinating look at the new frontier of America's public education crisis -- a timely, relevant snapshot of a cause in active motion.

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Daphne Howland
Village Voice

We the Parents is a must-see civics lesson, an example of the power of grassroots organizing, of having a good lawyer, and of how seemingly small ideas can make big waves.

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Sheila O'Malley
RogerEbert.com

"We the Parents," one-sided and promotional as it often feels, presents a possible solution, as well as the difficulties in achieving it.

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Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

Equally inspirational and moving.

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