An arrogant and unorthodox teacher returns as principal to the idyllic high school from which he had earlier been fired to find it a den of drug abuse, gang violence, and urban despair. Eventually his successful but unorthodox methods lead to a clash with city officials that threatens to undo all his efforts. Based on a true story. Written by
Keith Loh <email@example.com>
Eastside High was out of control...until Joe Clark took it back.
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Did You Know?
In real life, there was never any threat of a state takeover of Eastside High. See more
The practice exam booklet reads "New Jersey Minimun Basic Skills Tests"...probably the last place the school board (or the film's producers) would want a spelling error. See more
[to the Eastside students who have gathered outside City Hall to demonstrate on his behalf
Wow... Somebody tell me why I can't get this kind of turnout for study hall!
"EVERYBODY IS SOMEBODY"
Performed by RIFF, Teen Dream and Taja Sevelle
Produced by Bennett
Courtesy of Paisley Park and Warner Bros. Records Inc.
Written by Winston Bailey See more