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Harvard Dropout Gates Pitches ‘Superman’ Film on Awful Schools

Bill Gates knows the importance of education, even if he did drop out of Harvard University to start Microsoft. That’s why he’s promoting “Waiting for Superman,” Oscar-winner Davis Guggenheim’s new documentary on the sorry state of U.S. public schools.

Speaking at a press conference at the Toronto International Film Festival, where the movie was shown over the weekend, Gates said U.S. schools aren’t producing enough skilled workers for high-tech companies like Microsoft.