Ball State University Teachers College and the East Central Indiana Educational Service are hosting a free public viewing of Rise Above the Mark on Tuesday, October 28 at 7 p.m. in the Arts and Journalism building, Room 175. Reservations are not required, but seating is limited. (To see the trailer, click on the image below.)
Rise Above the Mark is a documentary narrated by Peter Coyote that brings to light the heartbreaking realities of public education. It's the story of what happens when politics enters the classroom.The documentary focuses on Indiana's struggles with school reforms—the same types of struggles experienced in schools throughout the United States.
Experts Diane Ravitch, Linda Darling-Hammond, Pasi Sahlberg and others discuss how America can make positive changes to provide an exceptional public school system for all children.
For directions to Ball State's campus, call (765) 285-5251. Parking information is available here.