Beyond the Blackboard (2011)

Inspired by a true story, “Beyond the Blackboard” is about a 24-year-old first-time teacher who makes a difference in the lives of the homeless children she teaches in a shelter’s makeshift classroom. Set in 1987 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, this movie tells the story a brand-new teacher and Mom who is given a tougher than expected teaching job and winds up teaching homeless children in a school that is housed in a room and called, literally, The School with No Name. She has some personal prejudicial hurdles to cross before she is able to be a true teacher for these children and of course there are hurdles like the lack of books and supplies.

Directing:
  • Jeff Bleckner

Stars:
Release Date: 2011-04-24
themoviedb icon 7.2/10
  • Language: en
  • Runtime: 100
Treat Williams
Treat William...
Dr. Warren
Emily VanCamp
Emily VanCamp
Stacey Bess
Timothy Busfield
Timothy Busfi...
School district's HR representative
Nicki Aycox
Nicki Aycox
Candy
Steve Talley
Steve Talley
Greg Bess
Willow Shields
Willow Shield...
Grace
Julio Oscar Mechoso
Julio Oscar M...
Johnny Hernandez
Kiersten Warren
Kiersten Warr...
Danny's Mom
Colin Baiocchi
Colin Baiocch...
Brandon Bess
Joshua Rush
Joshua Rush
Actor (voice, uncredited)
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