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?
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
Mr. Clark don't play!
LEAN ON ME
Performed by Sandra Reaves-Phillips
and the Cast
Produced by Brooks Arthur
and Michael Schiffer
Also Performed by Club Nouveau
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
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