A young teacher inspires her class of at-risk students to learn tolerance, apply themselves, and pursue education beyond high school.
- Genre: Crime, Drama
- Studio: Double Feature Films, Jersey Films, Kernos Filmproduktionsgesellschaft & Company
- Keyword: black people, based on novel or book, holocaust (shoah), ghetto, diary, principal witness , biography, daughter, high school, racial segregation, anne frank, school excursion, idealism, violence in schools, based on true story, racial tension, gang violence
- Cast: Hilary Swank, Scott Glenn, Imelda Staunton, Patrick Dempsey, Mario, April Lee Hernandez