First Year (2001)

First Year


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Davis Guggenheim directs The First Year, a documentary about five rookie teachers in the Los Angeles public school system. George Acosta teaches English as a second language, Genevieve DeBose teaches middle school language arts and social studies, Joy Kraft-Watts teaches high school history, Nate Monley teaches fifth-grade bilingual education, Maurice Rabb teaches kindergarten, and Andrew Glass teaches elementary special education. Guggenheim investigates how and why the subjects became teachers … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Drama, Special Interest
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On DVD: Apr 27, 2004


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A great low budget documentary following teachers in LA inner-city schools. I watched it twice in a weekend.

Sunil Jawahir

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