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?
Real-life students and teachers from Eastside High appeared as extras in this film. 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
[after asking teachers to put up their hands
Because you are failing to educate them, this is the posture that many of our students will wind up in. Only they'll be staring down the barrel of a gun!
YOU ARE THE ONE
Performed by T.K.A.
Produced by Tony Moran
and Joey Gardner
Courtesy of Tommy Boy Records
Written by Keath Lowry
(as K. Lowery) and David Gaskins (as D. Gaskins) See more