According to trade paper 'Variety', the story was conceived by brothers producer Aaron Russo
and executive producer Irwin Russo
, the latter of whom was able to draw on ten years real life experience as a teacher in New York. See more
When questioning one of the students on how her name is pronounced, Rosenbloom refers to the fact that just yesterday, she said it was something different. It had already been established that this scene was taking place on a Monday, which would have made Sunday the previous day. Highly doubtful that school was in session on a Sunday. See more
I'm not going to resign, Roger.
Dr. Donna Burke
You're finished! You're out!
Ah hell, Burke! I'm going to tell you something. I haven't even started! If you try and fire me, I'm going to be suing you.
What's that going to solve, Alex?
I don't know, Roger - let's try and find out. The damn school wasn't built for us, Roger. I wasn't built for your unions, your lawyers and all your other institutions. It was built for the kids! They're not here for us, we're here for them. That's what it's ...