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Unformatted text preview: moral support they need to succeed in school. Even the teachers at the student’s school didn’t show too much concern if the students attended their class or even showed up to school at all. Another interesting factor was the violence they had to overcome in their towns, schools and personal life. The availability of students to bring guns, knives and other weapons into school shows the lack of security Philadelphia public schools attain. High school should be a safe place where students go to learn, not somewhere where they should be fearful and not cared about. From this film I realized the obstacles students have to overcome to further their education, and how unfair and difficult it is for them to accomplish their dream. It ties into what we learned in class about education rates and the rate of inner city students continuing their education by going to a college....
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- Spring '11
- purely negative atmosphere, good paying/recognizable job