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  1. A Perfectly Crazy Idea for the IMFRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2016 | Project Syndicate

    In the movie Dangerous Minds , the actress Michelle Pfeiffer plays a former US Marine who becomes a teacher in an inner-city high school. In a difficult environment, where academic achievement is far from the top of the rebellious teens' list of priorities, Pfeiffer's character comes up with an unorthodox - and effective - new approach: each student will start the year with an "A" grade, which is theirs to lose.

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  2. The Violin Teacher: Dangerous Minds elevated by Brazilian political intensityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | Now Toronto

    The Violin Teacher plays like a Brazilian update of the 90s Michelle Pfeiffer chestnut Dangerous Minds. Here Laerte , a struggling violinist, takes a teaching gig at a high school in the slums of Heliopolis after a disastrous audition for a Sao Paolo orchestra derails his career.

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  3. Free Your Mind, Free Yourself Brings Drama, Dance and More to The Producers Club TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... of two one-act plays, contemporary/experimental dances, visual arts, and more - directed by Renoly Santiago (Dangerous Minds, Hackers, Con Air). Prejudice (play 1): "When two roommates who highly dislike each other are forced to spend time together ...

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  4. Photo Flash: Dance, Drama and More from Free Your Mind, Free YourselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... of two one-act plays, contemporary/experimental dances, visual arts, and more - directed by Renoly Santiago (Dangerous Minds, Hackers, Con Air). Prejudice (play 1): "When two roommates who highly dislike each other are forced to spend time together ...

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  5. Free Your Mind, Free Yourself to Bring Drama, Dance and More to The Producers ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... of two one-act plays, contemporary/experimental dances, visual arts, and more - directed by Renoly Santiago (Dangerous Minds, Hackers, Con Air). Prejudice (play 1): "When two roommates who highly dislike each other are forced to spend time together ...

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  6. Tiny, rural theater tackles transgender playRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | The Oregonian

    ... Sergeant Max Greevey in the premier season of "Law & Order," and had memorable roles in "Crimson Tide," "Dangerous Minds" and "Basic Instinct." About 10 years ago, Dzundza retired to Tillamook County, close to his wife's family, and got involved in ...

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  7. Mike and Dave Need Wedding DatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | InsideHalton.com

    ... when Tatiana admits she's not really a teacher and Mike says, "I thought you were like Michelle Pfeiffer in 'Dangerous Minds', but it turns out you're like Michelle Pfeiffer in 'Scarface'!" However, there are a number of other scenes where the movie ...

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  8. How to make a good teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | The Economist

    ... are born, not made. Classroom heroes like Robin Williams in "Dead Poets Society" or Michelle Pfeiffer in "Dangerous Minds" are endowed with exceptional, innate inspirational powers. Government policies, which often start from the same assumption, ...

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  9. How to Change White Teachers' LensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Slate Magazine

    ... swoop into rough low-income neighborhoods and save their hard-to-reach students, like Michelle Pfeiffer in Dangerous Minds . When pursued with genuine commitment, it's really about removing the white, middle-class lens through which brown and black ...

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