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High temperature night and -- -- Okay because this is a new documentary.
That takes a really important lock at what is going on in America school system it focuses.
Number and things including.
The impact of teachers unions are school -- the movie is called waiting for Superman.
And it comes from the same directors Al Gore's inconvenient truth.
It explores the lives of five children in America -- all of them.
Have families behind them they are just hoping that they can get a shot at a good education.
I learned those -- hey -- For these kids they're only chance at getting -- a great school.
Hands on -- -- numbers picked the lottery.
In the last number.
-- him I had only seen the trailer -- and it and it it is heartbreaking.
And it chokes me up every time I look at those kids and that and they were looking at are hoping that their number gets called so that they won't be one of the 6000 kids who don't we're getting in.
To the only decent school in their neighbor had unfortunately only 2%.
Get to go to these type of Charter Schools that are -- people with public school funding.
Tucker -- editor of the daily -- -- -- Fox News contributor he has done a lot of work when you into education in this country.
I and studying what's going on around here he has children -- you as so many of you do out there really cares about this a lot.
This looks to be based on what I've seen so far really important message that a lot of people need to hear Tucker.
Well I think this is this is a pivotal moment I mean this this is not a film that was made by conservatives Davis Guggenheim as you said collaborated may inning can mean truth with Al Gore.
And yet this film goes after the teachers' unions Randy Weingarten.
In particular this is I think -- the moment when all of America kind of wakes up to the fact that teachers unions.
Are the single greatest impediment to school reform that we had a lot of reasons schools are bad but teachers unions are are are one of the main race.
And I -- I read it that -- have been at -- it.
That he's he resisted you know he said I'm a lefty he that you know self proclaimed lefty liberal but I resisted.
Calling up the teachers' unions in this movie but everywhere I went it just kept coming up -- was right in my face there was no getting around it it was one of the major problems that were having at their.
Let's look at some of these numbers don't wanna get your reaction -- -- Tucker this is some of that.
These statistics that are in this movie.
The US ranks worldwide.
To -- death in math.
I think we're 21 in science as an -- number that's gonna come up this is a real shocker to me and this isn't really what breaks my heart we're number one and confidence.
Our students -- so -- have we given them tons of self esteem.
In many cases not a whole lot of skills.
That's exactly right and and in some cases there seems to be an inverse relationship between self esteem achievement the better you feel about.
Yourself the more self confident more poorly you do have spent a lot of time working on self esteem.
Because it's easy it's a lot easier than teaching people the -- of the civil war.
For instance they're there to impediments really I think going forward here though.
Liberals are beginning to catch on affected teachers unions.
Are an impediment to progress if you're really serious about schools you're not gonna be putting teachers -- first.
However there's still a massive contributor to the Democratic Party which is one of the reasons you don't see President Obama.
Moving forward on on reining in their power and two in a lot of communities communities that schools schools are seen as a jobs program.
And so efforts to pull back the teachers' unions to fire incompetent teachers are often met with real resistance.
In cities like Washington DC because the schools hire a lot of people who wouldn't have jobs otherwise how -- happen in Washington they say and then exactly what happened mayor fancy here.
Just lost last Tuesday in a democratic primaries not gonna be -- next here.
Mostly because he supported -- -- to school chancellor who fired over 200 incompetent teachers in Washington.
President Obama did not come to a say did not help them stand up and be counted in this election.
And basically he was -- out of office because people in Washington DC where I live were offended that.
The schools -- no longer employing as many people again schools are seen as a jobs program.
It's a complicated complicated.
You know we don't have time to look at this morning as a teacher on FOX & -- this morning who represents 700 teachers in Brooklyn I believe.
Who have decided they don't want -- They wanna be you know they want -- salary be based on how well they -- and then I was at my my -- middle school public school back to school last night I gotta tell you.
I was so impressed with the teachers that spoke there last night I thought to myself.
You know teachers and good nobody in this isn't about beating up on teachers nobody wants -- teachers in this country.
-- not be paid well so why do you think teachers are so afraid of a backing -- tenor like these teachers are doing in Brooklyn and saying just get me based on my job.
Well not all tomorrow I mean I married a teacher and I I can tell you that there you know a lot of teachers believe that excellence ought to be rewarded.
And debt crummy behavior punished on but in the end job security.
Is what the unions are actor not the best possible environment for the kids.
The unions exist to protect jobs for teachers what those teachers are competent -- not that that's what unions do that's their mission but it's not the same as educating its.
Tennessee the Moskowitz said here yesterday -- -- why Pakistan features -- an arrest of a child judged by employers.
I love it up.
But Tucker Carlson I really appreciate you being here today -- he got a lot of work on this night they care about and a lot so.
We'll be covering it as we go finally thank you Tucker great to things you like to move it.
Well what we see it so far I would love it and send us the whole thing that we have a let's and we have a trailer which look very promising some really see the whole thing but -- -- this for the short answer.
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