Why are some schools "dropout factories"? Do you agree with the filmaker's assertion that, "Bad neighbourhoods don't make bad schools, bad schools make bad neighbourhoods"?
Are charter schools (publicly funded schools that aren't subject to all the same rules and regulations as regular public schools), the solution? Is it fair that there is a lottery system to decide who goes to the charter schools? Do charter schools perform any better than public schools?
Finally, the filmaker blames teacher unions for the problems in American schools. Are they a major problem, or is the major problem underfunding of American schools; many of which look like prisons in the poorer neighbourhoods?