August to June

Come inside a public school happily and purposefully going against current trends and join 26 8-10 year olds, their teacher, and their parents for a year bursting with opportunities for curiosity, creativity and compassion.  An 88 minute documentary celebrating values we are on the brink of losing in the single-minded pursuit of higher test scores!

The one hour version started airing on public TV stations in the Fall of 2013.

Co-produced by Tom and Amy Valens
Filmed and edited by Tom Valens
Written and narrated by Amy Valens
Available for purchase or for public screenings
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