Angelo Villavicencio gives a first-hand account of teaching with Jaime Escalante, in School Inc., and how his teaching techniques, despite producing results, were met with jealousy by other educators.
As seen in School Inc., tutoring groups, or hagwons, like this one in South Korea, are big business and provide educators incentive to continuously better their techniques, with the highest-paid teachers earning millions of dollars.
Widespread innovations in the classroom have not taken place since blackboards made their way into small schoolhouses during the 19th century. School Inc. sets out to explore why.
A group of teachers from Cranbrook Schools discuss what makes their facility one of the top 10 private high schools in the U.S., and why it’s a difficult thing to scale up for more students to use, in School Inc.
Students in Texas discuss the differences between their previous schools and the KIPP Academy charter school. School Inc. investigates why it’s one of the few institutions having success in expanding to other locations.
Andrew Coulson hosts School Inc., where he pays a visit to Chile to find out why there is a constant threat to shut down for-profit private schools despite their thriving success.
School Inc. tells the story of students from the American Indian Public Charter School and how the attitudes of their teachers affect the choices they make in the classroom and how that leads to student success.
Low-cost private schools in India were once regarded as a way to take advantage of the poor, but now routinely outperform government schools across the country, as seen in School Inc.
Andrew Coulson explores Carpenter’s Hall in Philadelphia as he looks for answers to why there has been constant conflict over what is taught in public schools, in the new documentary School Inc.
Swedish test results have fallen, partially due to a culture of student-controlled public schools. Private schools, like this one featured in School Inc., are looking to break that trend by returning to a more traditional model.
Andrew Coulson looks over the South Korean horizon. In the new documentary, School Inc., he investigates why some of that country’s top teachers earn more than the nation’s highest-paid baseball players.
Andrew Coulson hosts School Inc., a worldwide quest for answers to the question: if you create better teaching methods, why doesn’t the world beat a path to your door, like in other industries?