“One of the saddest days of my life was when my mom told me Superman did not exist.” Growing up in the ghetto, Geoffrey Canada, Educator Reformer. He said that made him cry, as he was always looking for someone with enough power to save him out of such a sad life. No matter who we are or what neighborhood we are living in, we want to believe in our schools and take a leap of faith. Regarding a man who spent one whole school year watching public school persons conduct themselves. He said, reality set in once his own children turned of age to attend school. He considers himself lucky for the choice to drive past three public schools and take his children to a private school. “When there’s a great public school, there are not enough spaces.” The documentary maker calls that placing our children in the hands of luck. If school gets too boring and a small child wants to quit or give up, one young Hispanic girl suggests that the teacher find a way to make learning more exciting. Even educators prior to the 1950’s had issues of difference on how education should happen, according to the documentary which shows film clips from documentaries about education from that era. The Educator Reformer who grew up in the Bronx, said he ran into the problems of the system. “You could not find the architects of why this thing (education) was as bad as it was.” Presidents past and present, including Obama, Reagan, the Bush duo & the Clintons are shown given speeches about the education of today. “The day of reckoning is here,” once said Obama about the educational system of today for children. Directly following, one small child, inspired by giving a statement for the documentary said she would like to grow up to be a reporter, just like you guys. But as adorable as that, other children report that the first thing you see in the third largest school at the Bronx going there during the morning, a security guard. A mother attests that she never really envisioned growing up to become a mother, or have children due to her preference against the way some children grow up so fast. The same mother said she wants all of her children to be able to grow up and go to college. The educator here spoke excitedly about a program named No Child Left Behind and the historical announcement about that by then younger President Bush. The documentary explores convention as opposed to reality, and whether further education reforms are needed. The grandmother of Anthony, who raising him said she prays for him every day to finish his education and to do what is right. The oriental woman (Michelle Rhee), D.C. Chancellor as possible female Superman, whose face once graced Time Magazine vowed to turn schools around at a crucial time during the changed also child aptitude test ratings prior to the 2010 the making of the documentary. She said that the accountability of producing results for children at the time, questionable to say the least. Another mother wonders if school really transforms the lives of children, or if education is even necessary to a child growing up and living a good life. After all, post and close prior 1900’s, the thing a lot of parents term as home school now was once the norm for most Americans whose pioneer days access to schools often impossible for obvious reasons ~ The documentary shows a lot of different viewpoints regarding children and teachers and other speakers and interesting information about education reform from Harlem to the midwest.