One Janesville Family Endures Through Unemployment

In this excerpt from the Independent Lens film, As Goes Janesville, we see Cindy Deegan — an unemployed factory worker who has returned to school to gain new job skills — and her family as they struggle to maintain a normal existance on only unemployment and disability benefits.

Updates from the Tucson Unified School District

Since the cameras stopped rolling on the documentary Precious Knowledge (premiering May 17 on Independent Lens), the Tucson Unified School District has been all over the news. Precious Knowledge follows the student backlash from a school board decision to dismantle the Mexican American Studies program. Catch up on the whole story with our handy guide to the … READ MORE