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New York Post Story on 'Teach'

Best teachers in America

By Gregory E. Miller

September 6, 2013

Doc finds four leaders for change at nation’s schools

‘Most of the people I make movies with are so excited to be making a movie with me,” says director Davis Guggenheim, with a laugh. “These teachers cared more about their students. We were not their first priority.”

Guggenheim, who won an Oscar for “An Inconvenient Truth” and made waves with “Waiting for Superman,” tackles what it’s like to be a teacher at a district school in the new TV documentary, “Teach,” which airs tonight at 8 p.m. on CBS.

Queen Latifah, whose mother is a former teacher, hosts the special, which also features bites from Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Anna Faris, Jon Cryer, Jerry O’Connell, Paul George, Allison Janney, and Rashida Jones.

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