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Lean On Me


The principal of the Eastside High School is given the responsibility of improving the condition of the school and students. The school has gotten worse due to poverty and the students are into gang violence and drugs. It is his responsibility to prevent the school from being turned over to state administration, due to the poor performance of the students in basic skill tests.

The movie traces the journey of the principal, Joe Clark and his efforts to change the students' attitude and to improve the school and its condition. The movie ends on a positive note where the students excel in their basic skill exam. It stars Morgan Freeman in the lead role as Principal Clark.