Event Title: 
The Bad Kids
Subtitle: 
Screening & Discussion
Date: 
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 7:00 pm
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Location: 
Johnson State College  207 Bentley Hall
City, State: 
Johnson, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Located in an isolated and impoverished Mojave Desert community, Black Rock Continuation High School is one of California’s alternative schools for at-risk students. Every student there has fallen so far behind that they have little hope of earning a diploma at a traditional high school — Black Rock is their last chance. But tireless Principal Vonda Viland and the teachers at Black Rock are on a mission to realize the potential of students who were deemed lost causes by the system. Powerful and inspiring, The Bad Kids follows Viland and her staff over a year as they coach at-risk teens with compassion, respect, and a seemingly endless supply of patience.

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