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Blackboard Wars

Season 1
A dynamic new principal and a dedicated staff of teachers attempt to transform a school plagued by a history of violence and poor academic performance in the heart of inner city New Orleans.
20134 episodes
13+
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Episodes

  1. S1 E1 - The Future Is Now
    February 16, 2013
    42min
    13+
    Principal Dr. Marvin Thompson and his staff face the challenge of a lifetime as they begin the process of transforming one of the worst high schools in the country, John McDonough High School, in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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  2. S1 E3 - Baptism By Fire
    March 2, 2013
    42min
    13+
    Principal Marvin Thompson deals with escalating unrest from the teachers over the lack of a strong disciplinary system in the school.
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  3. S1 E5 - Identity Crisis
    March 16, 2013
    42min
    TV-PG
    As Principal Marvin Thompson tries to turn around the school's violent reputation, a shooting incident involving two students off-campus is a stark reminder of John McDonogh's haunted past.
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  4. S1 E6 - War Is Over If You Want It
    March 23, 2013
    42min
    13+
    Tensions are running high at John McDonogh, as Dr. Thompson and his staff rush to the aid of a suicidal student, while the fervor of anti-charter activists reaches its climax.
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Audio languages
English
Subtitles
English [CC]
Starring
Marvin Thompson
Studio
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