March 3, 1989
There aren't too many people with the passion of Joe Clark. This riveting tale shows a passionate man with a desire to make real change in education using extremely innovative approaches. Clark is called to take over as principal for Eastside High School in Paterson, New Jersey. The school is run about with gangs, drugs and violence. Clark agrees to take over, but he demands that it must be done his way with no exceptions. Based on a true story, there are wonderful opportunities for laughter, tears and sincere admiration and appreciation for what education truly can be.