Spotlight on ‘The Long View’ Learning Collection
| February 18, 2020
film tells the story of a sustained student, educator and community organizing effort to transform schools in Oakland, California. The importance of community participation, impact of inequitable funding, need for greater respect and value for the teaching profession, and the cost of the high turnover among school administrators are common threads uniting viewers around the nation. The Long View
The film aired 700 times on local PBS stations across the country including WSKG.
is now part of the The Long View PBS Learning Media Collections and may be accessed here:
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