Documentary on school crisis in America

The documentary on the state of education in America “Waiting for Superman” will be shown at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 21, followed by a talk with a school reform activist at the Cashiers Library.

Charter school advocate and activist Ned Fox, who lives in Cashiers, will lead a question and answer session. Fox has served as headmaster at Charlotte Latin School and interim co-director for Summit Charter School. He also has a private firm that serves as school consultants and has worked on school reform for years. 828.743.0215.

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