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Unformatted text preview: from, and their current lifestyles that they are not capable for a higher level of learning. Secondly, the school is prejudice against pregnant students. In the film, there was no rule for a pregnant student to switch schools. However, the faculty preferred the girls to switch, far before their child was to be due. The faculty deemed a pregnant woman “unsafe”, “draws too much attention”, and “unfit because of the circumstances around her”. Lastly, the prejudices and barriers were proven wrong. In time, students were able to read and comprehend college level poetry. The students and teacher both challenged Saksena 2 the curriculum, the school officials, and themselves. Ultimately, they broke free from prejudice and were able to learn at a higher level...
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- Spring '08
- English, Dangerous Minds, Inner City Youth, Mrs. Serena Frost, Sean Saksena