Steve is asked to be by the side of a former student, now on death row and scheduled for execution. Scott finds it difficult to keep Jeremy's secret from Meredith. Ronnie's class is disrupted by a student with ADD whose creative abilities are hampered by his medication.
Debbie Nixon's mother believes he daughter is having an affair with Danny Hanson. Meredith fears that Jeremy has tampered with her prosthetic hand, sending them to therapy where he reveals his feelings. Harvey is selected to give a speech on what teaching means to hi for a chance to win a $250,000 grant for the school. A student's photography assignment concerns Marilyn, and possibly social services and he police.
Lauren invites Scott to the symphony, much to the concern of Meredith. A student "falls" down a flight of stairs, but whether or not it was an accident is unclear. Danny and Marla dispute the place of God in a public school. Concern continues to grow over Harvey's speech for the $250,000 grant.
Danny discovers Brooke making out in a parked car on school grounds with a man ten years her senior. Harry discovers his dungeon students apparently bullying weaker students, but not all is as seems. Harry subsequently challenges Scott to a debate between the dungeon students and the debate team.