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Nursery university. Nursery university documents the downright dramatic process that wealthy moms and dads go through to enroll their children in the top preschools. A place where young children and babies are taken care of while their parents are at work. Following five manhattan families as they navigate the.
If you thrill to the sight of a preschool teacher bringing an investment banker to his knees then nursery university is for you. Set in new york city the epicenter of a phenomenon cropping up in communities across the united states nursery university reveals the oddly competitive process of nursery school admissions. 125 full time places 100 for university staff and students and 25 for the community jemma payne nursery manager.
Nobody seems to break any laws in nursery university a documentary from 2008 about private manhattan preschools and the rat race run by the borough s wealthier parents to get children. With ruthlessly picky acceptance policies and. What nursery university does is examine a minuscule segment of the population that is in the 99th percentile in terms of income and advantage as a group of parents voluntarily ratchet up their already high stress levels in pursuit of what they have convinced themselves is the magic key to unlimited possibilities for their offspring.
The film tells the story of five families each with different backgrounds and economic circumstances. Released april 24th 2009 nursery university stars the movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 30 min and received a score of out of 100 on metacritic which put together reviews from well known. 121 full time places 101 for staff of the university and 20 for university students sammy frost nursery manager tel.
University nursery at west cambridge. Set in new york city the epicenter of a phenomenon cropping up in communities across the united states nursery university reveals the oddly competitive process of nursery school admissions.