Waiting for Superman presented the problem with public schools in the U.S. The students, faculty, and administration at Monument Mountain Regional High School in Great Barrington, Mass. are forging a solution with The Independent Project. The kids made this short film to inspire other schools to consider this model of education. Please spread the word (and, yes, that’s my girl in the radio studio).
March 16, 2011 update: Here is a link to an op-ed about the Independent Project that Susan Engel published in the New York Times yesterday.