United States 1995
John N. Smith
Courtney B. Vance
Recently divorced ex-marine Louanne Johnson is hired as a teacher in a high-school in a poor area of the city. Her friend Hal, also teacher in the school, got the temporary job for her. After a terrible reception from the students, she tries unconventional methods of teaching (using karate, Bob Dylan lyrics etc) to gain the trust of the students.
Books with substantial mentioning of Dangerous Minds