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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
During the graduation ceremony during the credits, Thomas Sams joins the rest of the seniors, as a joke. In reality, he would've graduated from Eastside as a member of the Class of 1991. See more »
When Clark first expels all the delinquent students we see all the security escorting the students out but later in the film Clark says the state government can't provide any funding to install the doors that come with sound alarms. If the state government can pay all the yearly salaries plus benefits for all the security guards they can obviously pay a one time fee of installing alarm doors. See more »
The Students of Eastside High:
[repeating line; chanting during a peaceful march towards the Paterson Board of Education]
Free Mr. Clark!
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