School: The Story of American Public Education


60m 2001

Brief Synopsis

Documentary that examines the American experiment of universal education, providing a history of public education from the American Revolution to today. The program looks at the efforts of Thomas Jefferson and others to create a common system of tax-supported schools that would mix people of differe

Film Details

Release Date
2001

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

Synopsis

Documentary that examines the American experiment of universal education, providing a history of public education from the American Revolution to today. The program looks at the efforts of Thomas Jefferson and others to create a common system of tax-supported schools that would mix people of different backgrounds; the spread of public schooling in the 19th century; the massive wave of immigration in the early 20th century; the Civil Rights era; and the refomrs and turmoil that mark our public school systems today.

Crew

Heather Aldridge

Location Coordinator

James D Anderson

Consultant

Vera Aronow

Associate Producer

Vera Aronow

Segment Director

Donald Aros

Lighting Technician

Patsy Baudoin

Location Coordinator

Gary Becker

Animation Photography

Thomas Bender

Consultant

Sheila Curran Bernard

Writer

Eric Blair

Assistant Camera Operator

Amy Bostwick

Assistant Camera Operator

Mark Bovos

Sound

Alvin Bowen

On-Line Editor

Stephan F Brumberg

Consultant

John Bucher

Sound

Scott Childers

Lighting Technician

Mary Chios

Location Coordinator

Ken Chowder

Writer

Sharon Clarke

Researcher

Eleanor Crowe

Researcher

Dimitria Dakoyannis

Location Coordinator

Scott D. Davis

Lighting Technician

Philippe Desloovere

Sound Editor

Joseph Dorman

Writer

John Egan

Sound

Bill Felker

Lighting Technician

Richard Fleming

Sound

Mike Flynn

Lighting Technician

Rose Folsom

Other

William Frambough

Lighting Technician

Vincent P Franklin

Consultant

Milton Darrell Friedrich

Lighting Technician

Bill Gilbert

Lighting Technician

Barry Gliner

On-Line Editor

Lynn D Gordon

Consultant

Greg Grafton

Location Coordinator

Roger T Grange

Cinematographer

Ken Hahn

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Ned Hallick

Lighting Technician

John Haptas

Sound

William Harkins

Researcher

Andre Harris

Assistant Camera Operator

Susan Hormuth

Researcher

Jeff Hoyt

Assistant Camera Operator

Mead Hunt

Cinematographer

Marian Hunter

Editor

Tom Hurwitz

Cinematographer

Lynette Iezzoni

Researcher

Carl E Kaestle

Consultant

Michael B Katz

Consultant

Steve Kaye

Lighting Technician

Ken King

Sound

Peter Kors

Location Coordinator

Rena Kosersky

Music Supervisor

Steve Lafayette

Sound

Neil Landau

Production Coordinator

Carol Lawson

Location Coordinator

Claire Libbing

Location Coordinator

Peter Longauer

Animation Photography

Michael Lonsdale

Sound

Laura Lopez

Researcher

Mark Lutte

Sound

Sandy Mcdonough

Lighting Technician

Dave Melican

On-Line Editor

Carla Mendiola

Researcher

Susan Milano

Researcher

Peter G. Miller

Sound

Jeffrey Mirel

Consultant

Clarence C Mondale

Consultant

Sarah Mondale

Producer

Terence Monmaney

Other

Allen Moore

Cinematographer

Roberto Munoz

Researcher

Laura Murray

Location Coordinator

John Osborne

Sound

Ray Palagy

Sound Editor

Sarah Patton

Producer

Jerry Peterson

Location Coordinator

Polly Pettit

Researcher

Roger Phenix

Sound

Tom Phillips

Music

Tony Pipitone

Sound Editor

Matt Quast

Sound

Jerry Recius

Assistant Camera Operator

William J Reese

Consultant

Elizabeth Renner

Associate Editor

John M. Roche

Lighting Technician

John Romeo

Assistant Camera Operator

Patricia Romeu

Producer

Cindy Kaplan Rooney

Editing

Antonio Rossi

Assistant Camera Operator

Mark Roy

Sound

Guadalupe San Miguel

Consultant

Anthony Savini

Assistant Camera Operator

Kipjaz Savoie

Assistant Camera Operator

Avra Scher

Associate Producer

J C Schlageter

Sound

Len Schmitz

Sound

Doug Scott

Associate Editor

Doug Scott

Assistant Editor

Michael W Sedlak

Consultant

Alicia Sehring

Assistant Camera Operator

Bob Silverthorne

Sound

Deborah Snyder

Researcher

David Terry

Sound

Michael Townsend

Sound

Jill Tufts

Assistant Camera Operator

Aljernon Tunsil

Assistant Editor

Cyndy Turnage

Location Coordinator

Cyndy Turnage

Researcher

David B Tyack

Consultant

Howard Weinberg

Writer

Brett Wiley

Assistant Camera Operator

Alicia Wilson

Researcher

S J Wolfe

Researcher

Randy Woods

Lighting Technician

Film Details

Release Date
2001

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

Quotes

Trivia