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We the Parents (2013)

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This documentary follows a handful of mothers and fathers who take control of their children's education after a change in California law, known as a "parent trigger" law, allows them to have greater control over day-to-day decisions that affect the school their kids attend.

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All Critics (5) | Top Critics (3)

Audiences may feel mixed emotions when at the end of the film a woman sums up her feelings about the campaign, declaring, "Now I know if a school ain't doing good, we can change that."

September 5, 2013 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…
New York Times
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"We the Parents," one-sided and promotional as it often feels, presents a possible solution, as well as the difficulties in achieving it.

August 16, 2013 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…
RogerEbert.com
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We the Parents is a must-see civics lesson, an example of the power of grassroots organizing, of having a good lawyer, and of how seemingly small ideas can make big waves.

August 13, 2013 | Full Review…
Village Voice
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Equally inspirational and moving.

September 6, 2013 | Rating: 8.25/10 | Full Review…
NYC Movie Guru

A fascinating look at the new frontier of America's public education crisis -- a timely, relevant snapshot of a cause in active motion.

August 22, 2013 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
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