SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL FOCUS OF NEW DOCUDRAMA …
“This ain’t no fairytale high school,” one O-W student says in the preview . “This ain’t no fairytale story. Everything is real here.”
Here’s a link to the network’s preview of the series …
“This ain’t no fairytale high school.”
“This ain’t no fairytale story”
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— BBC Three (@bbcthree) October 15, 2016
American High School depicts a year in the life of Orangeburg-Wilkinson students under principal Stephen Peters. The first episode will air this Tuesday (October 18) at 10:00 a.m. EDT on BBC Three.
Will this be a flattering portrayal for the Palmetto State? We suspect not.
South Carolina’s government-run education system has been a model of failure for decades – and no amount of money has fixed it. In fact through it all, the fundamental equation has remained consistent: Mo money = mo problems.
Despite massive funding increases, academic advancement in the Palmetto State remains elusive. Sadly, state leaders – including “Republican” governor Nikki Haley – have proposed more of the same failed “solutions.”
Our guess is this docudrama will display the human cost of their ongoing failure …
(Banner image via BBC3)