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>
A true story about a real hero.
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spent time with the real-life Joe Clark to capture his mannerisms and sayings. See more
Maria's hair between shots when Clark is somewhat berating Mrs. Powers over the way she taught the school song to the "song birds". See more
[at the demonstration outside City Hall
... Children, you have my word that we will get you what Eastside High deserves: a GOOD principal!
We don't WANT a "good principal!" We WANT Mr. Clark!
You may THINK you know what you want, but...
[the students applaud wildly, seeing that Clark has just walked up behind Barrett, unnoticed by her
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